Isha Sharvani is known for her stylistic Indian contemporary and aerial dance performances. She has also starred in some Bollywood films.
She has lived in Ahmedabad, from where she moved to different places like, Delhi, Orissa, Vrindavan and Bangalore, before settling down in Trivandrum.
Isha’s parents founded an arts school called Academy for Art Research, Training and Innovation (AARTI) in Trivandrum, Kerala where she lived for 13-14 years. At the age of thirteen, she began formal learning in dance from her mother Daksha Sheth at her dance school and learned Kalaripayattu, Kathak and Chhau dance as well as giving performances in twenty-two countries over last seven years.
According to an interview with India Daily, Isha stated she “lived a different life poles apart from the film industry. For 11 years I have been training eight to 10 hours a day in a very disciplined atmosphere where there is no distinction between boys and girls. I was not supposed to cry over a clipped nail. Beyond stage even my wardrobe has mostly unisexual dresses, jeans and T-shirts” She is a trained Malkam dancer a part of folk dance.
Isha never gave acting in Bollywood too much priority, until she was spotted by Subhash Ghai who required someone with talented dancing skills to perform in his movie Kisna (2005). He offered her a main role in the film opposite Vivek Oberoi. The film did not do well but her dance performances were appreciated. She was also the dancer opposite Hritik Roshan in the Parle Hide & Seek commercial, performing a much appreciated dance duet with Hritik.
Since then she has continued her dance performances on stage, as well as signing for several additional movies which were released in 2006 and 2007. She appeared as a female lead in the Hindi comedy Darwaza Bandh Rakho in 2006.
She is currently the lead dancer in the Daksha Sheth Dance Company.
Isha has joined the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 5 as a participant which is being aired on Colors TV since 16th of June 2012.She is very much appreciated for her dance performances in the show.
Movies Done By Isha Sharvani
- 2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet Lakshmi Hindi
- 2006 Darwaza Bandh Rakho Isha Taneja
- 2006 Rocky: The Rebel Neha Mathur
- 2007 Good Boy, Bad Boy Rashmi D. Awasthi
- 2008 U, Me aur Hum Natasha ‘Nutty’
- 2009 Luck by Chance Nikki Walia
- 2012 Maattrraan Herself Tamil Special appearance in song “Theeyae Theeyae”
- 2013 David Roma Hindi
- 2013 David Tamil
- 2013 5 Sundarikal Isha Malayalam Segment: Esha
- 2014 Iyobinte Pustakam Martha
- 2015 Double Barrel Sweety
- 2017 Qarib Qarib Singlle Gauri Hindi
Reality television Done By Isha Sharvani
- 2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5-In the top 3 -Withdrew due to injury