We are Planet Salsa India -The Premiere International Dance Centre here in North India.
We have Experience of 21+ years in the Industry and we have more than 70,000+ member students. Planet Salsa India is an organization which specializes in training Performing Arts with specialty in Latin Ballroom/Ballroom/Contemporary/Middle Eastern/Street Dancing/Western/Bollywood/Indian/Semi Classical and Folk Dancing Classes and its promotion all over India and Abroad.
In March of 2011, Planet Salsa India opened State of the Art and Technology First Indian International Dance Centre at 1, Shah Najaf Road Opposite Sahara Mall, Hazratganj, Lucknow, U.P, India to provide a home for the company, rehearsal & classes/learning space for the dance community, outreach programs for local children, and a school offering 100+ International & National dances to students of all ages.
A little list of our Strong yet Fruitful Associations in recent 21+ years -
Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Mumbai, Guwahati, Roorkee, Indian Institute of Information and Technology - Allahabad, Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Civil Services Institute - Lucknow, International School for Business and Media – Pune, SGPGIMS - Lucknow, Isabella Thoburn College - Lucknow, Awadh Girls Degree College - Lucknow, Amity University, FDDI - Raibarielly, Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences – Lucknow, National Youth Foundation, J.K School - Kanpur, Sir Padam Pat Singhania School - Kanpur, Delhi Public School – Lucknow & Kanpur, Jaipuriya School – Kanpur & Lucknow, Colwin Taluqdars - Lucknow, City Montessori School – Lucknow, G.D Goenka Public School – Lucknow, The Red Hill School - Lucknow etc.
HSBC Bank, ICICI Bank, U.B Group, Seagram India, Bacardi India, Sahara India, Camlin India, Amway India, Nutrilite Corporation – U.S.A, Jumbo Electronics India, Planet M Retail, Mahindra & Mahindra, Flying Machine & Spykar – Arvind Brands, Domino’s Pizza, Brahma Varta Clubs, Lucknow Round Tablers, Kanpur Junior Chamber, Lucknow Junior Chamber, Rotary Club, Rotaract District Organization, Lions Club, M.B Club, Mohini Tea, Bawarchi Oils, Shunankari, Zero Hour – N.G.O etc.
The Times Of India, Dainik Jagran, I Next, Hindustan Times, Hindustan, Amar Ujala, Pioneer, The Indian Express, Pioneer, Viacomm - MTV India, Times Now, Zee Networks, Aaj Tak, Etv, Sahara Networks, Star Networks, NDTV, CNN-IBN, The News Bond.com, Aaj Ki Khabar, Khas Khabar, Delhi Press Magazine-Griha Shobha, Jan Sandesh, Lucknowpage3.com, Radio Mirchi, Red FM, Radio City, etc.
Landmark Hotels, M.B Club – Lucknow, Comfort Inn, Scorpio Club, Kanpur Club, Ballismo Hotels & Restaurants etc.For various Performing Arts Promotional Events all across India.
Our event such as FIESTA LATINA (Annual International Latin Dance Event) always enjoys huge participation Nationally and Internationally as well. Every year this event sees huge media coverages (both electronic and print) pre and post event as well as contestant preparing and rallying in for the top championship an year before.
Now it is dubbed by the media as the biggest Latin Dance festival in all of India.
Our Star Trainers are actually the Star makers who have a cult following throughout the length and breadth of the country as well in Europe, U.S.A, Asia Pacific, Australia and Asia which is evident in the participation of Fiesta Latina.
Mrs.Manjusha Nigam is the Founder/Mentor of Planet Salsa India and is the one who has created whos n whos in the dance industry like Abhishek Awasthi of Nach Baliye/Zee Cinestar/Boogie Woogie Fame and also Gaurav Bajpai of Zee Cinestar, Faculties of Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting[Lab] Institute, Sona Batra, Miss India World Contestants and numerous others of Tele Serials fame. She has taught more 56,000+ students in Planet Salsa India in over 21+ years. Has founded legendary Contemporary, Middle Eastern, Street Dancing, Western, Bollywood departments at Planet Salsa India. She is the Co-Founder of Latin Ballroom and Ballroom department.
She is the Co Mentor and Chief Artistic Director of Fiesta Latina, Dance Club of IIM-L,NIFT-R, Civil Services Institute - Lucknow, M.B Club - Lucknow, Brahma Varta Club - Kanpur, Kanpur Junior Chamber, Rotary Club - Kanpur, Lions Club - Kanpur etc.
Mr.Bhupendra Nigam is also the Co - Founder/Mentor of Planet Salsa India and has taught to more than 40,000+ people nuances of Latin and Ballroom Dancing in over 20+ years. He has taught to numerous actors and dance directors from the hindi and south Film industry. His easy to learn and high on fun quotient workshop in Latin dancing has attracted National and Foreign Dance enthusiasts as well.
A full blown coverage of his workshop is been covered by Celebrity V.J and D.J Nikhil Chinnappa for MTV Super Select at Antaragni'06 in IIT – Kanpur and by various other Renowned media in other events. He holds a record of teaching the highest number of people in a single workshop i.e 943 people at IsaBella Thoburn College - Lucknow on December 1st '06 on 'World Aids Day' Salsa Workshop. He has founded the Legendary Latin Ballroom and Ballroom Department at Planet Salsa India. He is the Mentor of Fiesta Latina, Dance Club of IIM-L, NIFT-R, SGPGIMS-L, Civil Services Institute - Lucknow, IIT-K, IIIT - A, ISBM-Pune, IsaBella Thoburn College-Lucknow, Lucknow Round Tablers, M.B Club - Lucknow etc.
He has also established the Alumni network of Planet Salsa India which spans the Globe and through which he has orchestrated the Founding and Evolution of the Dance Club of Durham Business School - U.K, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus. He is also an active working member of various International Latin and Ballroom Dancing Clubs and Communities. He is very popular among the youth and has a cult following throughout the length and breadth of India.
Together as Founders and Mentors of Planet Salsa India they have been invited to one of the significant Dance Championships as Honorary Judges and have been one of the most influential couple in and outside the Dance and Entertainment industry and are the Who and Whos of the Social Elites of North India.