Founded in 2012, BollyDanz was created with a unique vision to create Indian cultural awareness in Málaga.
Today, it is known as one of the most successful Bollywood dance companies in Spain under the leadership of Founder and Creative Director Sonia Tharani aka “Bollyrina”.
BollyDanz is based in Málaga and currently conducts a wide range of weekly classes at the most prestigious dance academies in the city as well as online.




With 10 years + of professional experience, Sonia founded the hugely successful BollyDanz in Malaga, Spain and brought her skills to the UK in 2013 as a choreographer for Absolute Bollywood.


Her love for dance began at a very early age and has only grown throughout the years with countless large scale performances and collaborations worldwide. She has been dancing and learning from well known choreographers, with expertise ranging from western dance styles such as Flamenco, Ballet, Hip Hop and Rhythmical Gymnastics, to Indian classical and folk dance styles including Odissi, Kathak, Bhangra and Garba.


Sonia's multi-disciplined training allows her to fuse all the beautiful art forms she has learned throughout her dancing career, forming a unique style of her own and creating elegant and thrilling choreographies for stage productions. Her energetic and graceful style inspires audiences of all ages and nationalities to attend her classes and also invite her to conduct workshops in Madrid, London, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Dubai and New York.


Highlights include choreographing for Kanika Kapoor, Vyas Brothers, Asian Awards, Dubai Summer Surprises, Mumbai Globoil Awards,  Move it Dance Exhibition, 50 years of Bollywood (Hammersmith Apolo) and the first Indian wedding at Disney World. She has also worked with renowned Hollywood and Bollywood artists including Emma Thompson, Shekhar Kapoor,  Salman Khan, Preeya Kalidas, Arjun, Ash King, Jonita Gandhi, Mika Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Lisa Haydon & Nargis Fakhri. Other credits include Welcome Modi (Wembley Arena), Diwali on the Square, PricewaterhouseCoopers UK, Decathlon, Pineapple Dance Show (Mermaid Theatre), Holi Fiesta Spain, Zee TV International Show and choreographing the first ever Bollywood Flashmob in Malaga.



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    Málaga, Spain