Ganesh Hegde biography
Ganesh Hegde (born 1974) is an Indian singer and Bollywood choreographer.
Best-known for his work in the Oscar-nominated film Lagaan and for his musical numbers in Company. Ganesh has choreographed many stage shows, namely Temptations 2004, the Bollywood rock concert which toured America with huge stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Rampal.
Hegde is also known for choreographing the opening sequence of Michael Jackson's concert in India.
He has been associated with the Zee Cine Awards since conception and has been choreographing the Filmfare Awards for the past decade.
Hegde's famous choreographed sequences include It's Magic from Koi Mil Gaya, Dum from Dum and Main Hoon Don from Don - The Chase Begins Again.
In October 2005 Ganesh released his début album "G" with the backing and promotion of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan. He is reported as the first Indian pop act to produce, write, direct and star in his début music video (for his single Main Deewana). He is also credited with launching the career of Indian model and actress Yana Gupta, for whom he crafted the song Babuji in the film Dum.
Hegde started out performing with Asha Bhonsle on stage shows and she is reported to have convinced him to release his own album. She has sung a duet with him in G.