Lauren Gottlieb Profile
Name: Lauren Gottlieb
Date of Birth : June 8, 1988
Age : 27 years
Height : 5’7”
Hometown/Birth place : Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Residence : Mumbai
Occupation : Actress, dancer
Debut Serial : So You Think You Can Dance (Season 3)
Current Serial : Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Season 8)
Twitter Id: @LaurenGottlieb
Official webpage: http://www.lauren-gottlieb.com/
Television Serials/ Shows
2005 So You Think You Can Dance (Season 3) as Herself
2005 Ghost Whisperer as Diana’s Friend
2009-2010 Glee as Dancer
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Episode Wild Life as Suzanne
2013 Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Season 6) as Contestant
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil as special appearance
2014 Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Season 7) as Herself
2015 Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Season 8) as Judge
2008 Disaster Movie as Cheerleader Dancer
2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie as Dancer
2009 Bring It On: Fight to the Finish as All Star Jaguar Dancer
2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked as Club Woman #2 / Cookie
2013 ABCD: Any Body Can Dance as Rhea
2015 Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! as Special appearance in the song “Calcutta Kiss”, also choreographer for the song Bach-ke Bakshy
2015 Welcome to Karachi as ISI Agent Sazia
2015 ABCD 2 as Olive
About Lauren Gottlieb –Judge in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 8 (JDJ8)
Lauren Gottlieb is a contemporary, Jazz funk and Hip-hop dancer and an actress from United States.
She had a penchant for dancing and started dancing at a very innocent age of 7. She then shifted to Los Angeles to nourish her skills and career in dance.
She made her Hollywood debut on the television screen with Season 3 of FOX Network’s hit reality series So You Think You Can Dance (2005). She was one of the top six contestants of the show. Her dancing moves had been unanimously welcomed by the judges and critics blissfully blessed her with success and popularity. After the Season 3, she was seen assisting choreographers during seasons four, five, and six of the reality dance show. Later she participated in the season of 7, 8 and 9 wherein she was even declared as the All Star dancer for these seasons.
She made her debut on the Indian television screen with the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa – Season 6 and was among the highest scorer and the runner-up with choreographer partner Punit Pathak. She was also seen participating in the Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Season 7) with her partner Salman Yusuff Khan wherein she embarked as a “Challenge Setter”.
She made her Hollywood debut with the film Disaster in 2008 as a cheerleader dancer.
She made her bollywood debut as a female lead with the movie ABCD: Anybody Can Dance in 2013 directed by choreographer Remo D’Souza. The film had Prabhu Deva, Ganesh Acharya and Kay Kay Menon in lead roles. Lauren was seen playing the character Rhea, a Westerner who was JDC’s (Jehangir Dance Company owned by Kay Kay Menon) star dancer. Lauren spent 3 months learning Hindi, Bollywood techniques and filming in Mumbai for the movie.
She was also seen in the Dibakar Banerjee mystery thriller film “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!” in 2015 in a special appearance in the song Calcutta Kiss. She was also the choreographer for the song Bach-ke Bakshy.
She was seen in the role of ISI Agent Shazia in the 2015 comedy film Welcome 2 Karachi. The film had Arshad Warsi and Jackky Bhagnani in lead roles.
Recently, she was seen playing the character Olive, in the 2015 bollywood movie ABCD 2 as a replacement dancer of Vinnie (Shraddha Kapoor) due to her injury. Olive is seen falling in love with Suresh (Varun Dhawan ) but the one sided love story comes to an end when Vinnie expresses her love to Suresh.
She recently performed in the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2015 (IIFA). Clearly with her winning smile and sexy moves, Lauren continued to sizzle and no music was needed to enjoy this gal’s super cool act on stage.
Currently, she is the judge of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 8 alongwith other co-judges Shahid Kapoor, Ganesh Hegde and Karan Johar. The show is hosted by Manish Paul.
As per latest reports, she will soon be seen in the movie Ambarsariya with co-star Diljit Dosanjh.
She has created a huge number of fans with her phenomenal performances and has stolen the hearts of billions of people.
She has performed with a number of famous artists like Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Shakira, Sean Kingston, Carrie Underwood, Willow Smith and Enrique Iglesias. She has also given dance lessons to top Hollywood actors like Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and Tobey Maguire.
Aside from dancing, she also enjoys hobbies such as snowboarding and wakeboarding.