|Occupation dance choreographer|
Name Dinesh Kumar
Years active 2001—present
|Awards Vijay Award for Best Choreographer|
Similar People Prabhu Deva, Gopi Sunder, Vetrimaaran, Harris Jayaraj, G V Prakash Kumar
Dinesh Kumar (mononymously known as Dinesh) is an Indian choreographer working with South Indian films, including Tamil films. He won the 2011 National Film Award for Best Choreography for his work in Aadukalam (Tamil)
Dinesh Kumar is born in Chennai and currently resides in Chennai. He won the 58th National Film Award for Best Choreographer for the Film "Aadukalam". He won rich praises from the Jury with the comments 'This National Award for Best Choreography is awarded to Dinesh Kumar For the Native Charm and Innovative Design in the art of Choreography that creates an Effervescent Energy in the Spectator".
He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Dance Choreographer – South for Ayan (2009).
He has also won Vijay Award for Best Choreographer twice, Pokkiri (2007) and Easan (2010).
Dinesh Kumar is married to Revathy, his friend. They both were residing in Lein Street in Uthandi, Chennai. Dinesh had admitted to his interview with Kumudham magazine that it was his wife who supported him on difficult time when he was aspiring to get into the Film Industry.
Dinesh studied in Rama Krishna Vidyalaya in T.Nagar and later in Nandanam Arts College. He was introduced to Sunadaram Master ( Mugur Sundar) by Nagendra Prasad (Youngest brother of Prabhu Deva and Raju Sundaram) and was inducted to the team of Prabhu Deva and Raju Sundaram. He is born with four brother's Ravi,Sathish,Kavin And Sajimal.