Lauren Gottlieb is a contemporary dancer and actor from Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. She is most known for being a contestant on the third season of the reality dance competition So You Think You Can Dance and for playing the lead female role in the 2013 Indian dance film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance. She was the highest scorer and the runner-up of the popular Indian television dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 6) with choreographer and partner Punit Pathak.
Lauren Gottlieb Biography
Lauren is the US winner of So You Think You Can Dance was born on June 8, 1988. She has so very quickly established herself as one of Hollywood’s rising stars and one of the most sought-after dancers in the world. She made her bollwood debut with ABCD-any body can dance with choreographers like prabhu deva and Remo d souza. Now She has also shown her dancing skill in the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 6. Director Remo D’Souza was a fan of Lauren’s when she was on “So You Think You Can Dance” and said he knew he would one day bring her to Bollywood. Her nickname is Misha, GottaLuver and L*Boogz. She started dancing at the age of 7 and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to pursue her career in dance. She got fame through Season 3 of FOX Network’s hit reality series ‘So You Think You Can Dance’. Lauren seamlessly transferred into acting when she did a guest appearance in ABC Family’s “Make It or Break It” (2009) and CBS series, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2000). Gradually, she fell in love with acting. She also starred in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) in an epic dance battle against the Chipetes as well as the CGI for the character, “Alvin.”
Lauren’s fearlessness and dedication to stepping outside her comfort zone to continue her growth as an artist was soon tested when she joined the cast as the lead female in India’s highly anticipated, first ever, 3D dance film, “AnyBody Can Dance”. Lauren spent 3 months learning Hindi, Bollywood techniques and filming in Mumbai alongside Indian film stars Prabhudheva, Kay Kay Menon, and Ganesh Acharya as well as stars from their hit dance show “Dance India Dance”, Salman Yusuff Khan and Dharmesh Yelande.
Born: June 8, 1988 Scottsdale, Arizona
Debut Movie: ABCD
Reality show: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 6