Shiv Shankar master,renowned choreographer is known for his unique mannersims and dance movements. Shiv Shankar choreographed many hit songs for top stars of Tollywood. Speaking to scribes he exposed all of them.
Speaking about yesteryear heroes,he said Krishna is a good dancer but added that he dances well and even performs break dance if heroine is made to stand in front of him. He said Sobhan Babu was unable to dance and it was difficult to make him dance. He said ANR and Chandra Mohan used to dance well.
He added Sr NTR treated respected him a lot and never refused any movements. He said NTR used to complete all the movements if they were according to his body language. He said ANR however loved twists and turns in the movements. He said among the current heroes, Allu Arjun is a very good dancer and added NTR is a good actor.
He rubbished rumours about his differences with Silk Smitha saying he respects her a lot but she only worked with top choreographers and if not she used to create lot of trouble.
He said he injured his back during his childhood but still turned choreographer out of passion. He said Chiranjeevi is a great dancer and composed songs like Ragulutondi Mogalipoda, Gorinta Poosindi,Vedam Modam Naadam songs in Khaidi. He said he choreographed songs for Rajamouli's Magadheera and Yamadonga and Rajamouli called for Baahubali but he couldn't take up due to his busy schedule.
He said Rajamouli refused many of his movements for Magadheera saying he needs dance movements only for the heroine. He said when he told him that heroes will not take him if there are no movements for them, Rajamouli encouraged saying he knows his talent. He said he worked hard for Arundhati for 32 days and for Dheera Dheera song in Magadheera for 22 days. He said he even did a demo shoot for Mega Star Chiranjeevi's Sye Raa.