In a plethora of Bollywood item numbers, there are foreigners or ‘English Dancers’ swaying to the Indian beats either with the lead or in the background. However, owing to the presence of prominent stars in the item songs, these performers go unnoticed.
But Scarlett Wilson has altogether a different story to tell! Here are some interesting things to know about this English dancer of Hindi Cinema:
Who is Scarlett Wilson?
Scarlett Mellish Wilson is an English Dancer and has appeared in many Bollywood item numbers, Indian reality shows, and ad commercials. She has also performed in the item numbers of Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada movies.
Scarlett’s Journey to India
Scarlett has learned arts at Tiffany Theatre College situated in London. She once mentioned that she has been dancing since the age of one. Ballet and Jazz are her forte.
Scarlett Wilson moved to India in the year 2009 and began her career as a model. She has worked with some of the prominent names of the industry like Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan, Bosco-Caesar and others. She was also an assistant choreographer for Chak Dhoom Dhoom – an Indian reality show.
Not many people know that Scarlett is the wife of model & Emotional Atyachar host Pravesh Rana. The two got married in a hush-hush ceremony in 2016.
Her Notable Appearances
She appeared as a dancer in a number of item songs and music videos, for instance, Imported Kamariya (Shanghai), Feem (Punjabi music video), Baahubali, Bajatey Raho, R…Rajkumar, Yevadu, Prem Adda, etc.
Apart from this, Scarlett was also seen as a participant in some popular dance shows viz. Dare 2 Dance and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She also marked her presence in Comedy Nights Live as herself.
The Slap Controversy
As per a report, Scarlett slapped Umakant Rai, a co-actor, on the sets of Hansa – Ek Sanyog. She took this harsh action because Rai was making unwanted advances. The report further reveals that she was shooting an item song when Rai started making lewd gestures towards her. When he tried to touch her hair, she lost her cool and slapped him in front of the crew. As a result, the crew members asked Umakant to leave.
Furthermore, the producer of the movie filed a complaint against him with the Film Federation of India.