Aishwarya Rai-Madhuri Dixit’s Dola Re Dola Tops Greatest Bollywood Dance Number In UK Poll

Nagini Shree |Nov 09, 2018

'Dola Re Dola' from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali has been voted the top ranking in a new list published by UK-based Eastern Eye newspaper after beating tough competition from dance numbers across the decades.

Remember Dola Re Dola from Devdas? The famous dance-off between Bollywood's two gorgeous actresses Aishwarya (Paro) and Madhuri (Chandramukhi) from the box-office hit 'Devdas'  in 2012  has successfully been topped the greatest Bollywood dance number of all time in a new UK poll.

Indian dance is on the way leading the world

Kết quả hình ảnh cho An Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit dance
Dola Re Dola from hit "Devdas"

Dola Re Dola from the 2002 hit "Devdas" directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali showcases the glamor and beauty of Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit. Instead of fighting against each other as usual, the two actresses were so evenly-matched and synchronized to celebrate their common love for "Devdas".

The scene is elegant, colorful and lush, and the two move so professionally and gracefully that you might lose sight of how complex and demanding the dance is. It is one of the most memorable dance in the history of Indian cinema.

Standing on second place is Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya' from classic Mughal-e-Azam', followed by multiple song-and-dance routines 'Ek Do Teen' from film 'Tezaab'. Top fourth and five belong to Ek Pal Ka Jeena of Hrithik Roshan' .

The '50 Greatest Bollywood Dance Numbers' list is ranked by veteran dance experts, cinematic impact, staging, choreography, and public votes.

No perfect song-dance can be considered exemplary without amazing sets, mesmerizing choreography, memorable vocals, wonderful dancers and beautiful costumes.  And 'Dola Re Dola' is no exception and deserve the prestigious ranking.

Especially, Saroj Khan, Award-winning Bollywood choreographer, along with her partner Madhuri Dixit prevails the list for many years.

Bollywood is considered one of the bedrock of music, therefore, dance has become a pivotal part of Hindi cinema over many decades and brought audiences unforgettable moments. Although Indian musicals are not highly well-common and appreciated, its dances seem to lead the world.  The list also has a role to play as a form of expression and liberation.


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