Terence Lewis Age Girlfriend Wife Children Family Biography And More

Terence Lewis (born 10 April 1975) is an Indian dancer, singer and choreographer. He is known for judging the reality dance shows Dance India Dance (2009–2012) and Nach Baliye (2012–2017). He runs his “Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company” in Mumbai and holds dance workshops both in India and abroad.

He has choreographed in Bollywood films like, Lagaan (2001), Jhankaar Beats (2003) and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), apart from doing musicals, stage shows, ads, music videos and national and international dance competitions. He was a contestant on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3 (2010) on Colors TV. He was last seen as a judge on India’s Best Dancer (2020–2021).

Early life and training

Terence Lewis was raised in Mumbai in a Mangalorean Catholic family of Javier Lewis and Teresa Lewis. Lewis is youngest of eight siblings. He studied and started dancing in St. Theresa’s Boys High School, and St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He is graduated from IHM Mumbai, formerly known as Dadar Catering College. He is trained in jazz, ballet and contemporary dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance in New York.

Terence Lewis Age Girlfriend Wife Children Family Biography And More

Profession(s)Choreographer, Dancer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm

in meters- 1.78 m

in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg

in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 42 Inches

– Waist: 32 Inches

– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourLight Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 April 1975
Age (as in 2024)49 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharasthra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownMumbai, Maharasthra, India (His ancestors hail from Mangalore, Karnataka)
SchoolSt. Teresa’s Boys High School, Mumbai

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai (11th & 12th Standard – Microbiology)
CollegeInstitute of Hotel Management, Dadar, Mumbai (Diploma in Hotel Management)

University of Mumbai (Degree in Psychology and Sociology)

Fitness training from Progressive Fitness USA (Branch in Mumbai, did a certification course)
Educational QualificationsGraduate (Psychology and Sociology)
DebutChoreographer: Lagaan (2001)
FamilyFather– Xavier Lewis (worked at Modistone tyres)

Mother– Teresa Lewis (worked as a seamstress from home)

Siblings– 7 Brother & Sisters (All elder to Terence)
HobbiesDancing, Acting, Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorGovinda
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affair/GirlfriendSayantani Ghosh (Actress)

Sayantani Ghosh


Lewis is a choreographer in several Bollywood films. He has also choreographed a number of stage shows, Indian contemporary performances, corporate launches, broadway westend musicals, feature films and music videos. Lewis won the 2002 American Choreography Award for choreographing the songs of the movie Lagaan along with Saroj Khan, Raju Khan, Ganesh Hegde and Vaibhavi Merchant.

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He is the first Indian to receive the Dance Web Europe Scholarship, representing India in Vienna, Austria. He has also choreographed for movies like What’s Your Raashee?Jhankaar BeatsNaach, etc.

Dance India Dance

Terence Lewis has been a judge on Dance India Dance for its 1st three seasons. In the first season, his contestant Alisha Singh came in second place. In the second season, his contestant Shakti Mohan won the contest. In the third season, his contestants Pradeep Gurung and Raghav Juyal came in second place behind Rajasmita Kar and third place respectively. The most shocking event to happen during the season 3 auditions was the participation of his former assistant, who did so without informing Lewis. Lewis did not judge his performance and left it to the other two judges, who selected him for the next round.

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3

In 2010, Lewis was a contestant on Colors TV‘s Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3 hosted by Priyanka Chopra. The 3rd season for 13 boys was held in CopacabanaBrazil. He was eliminated in the 11th episode of the show.


Lewis has done more than 25 movies and musical albums. He is well known for his work in LagaanGoliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and Gold. In 2020, a biopic documentary about his own life Terence Lewis, Indian Man directed by the French director Pierre X. Garnier was released.


2009Dance India Dance 1JudgeZee TV
2009–2010Dance India Dance 2
2010Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 3ContestantColors TV
2011–2012Dance India Dance 3JudgeZee TV
2012–2013Nach Baliye 5Star Plus
2013–2014Nach Baliye 6
2014Comedy Nights with KapilGuestColors TV
2015Dance India Dance Super Moms 2JudgeZee TV
2016So You Think You Can Dance&TV
2017The Kapil Sharma ShowGuestSony TV
Nach Baliye 8JudgeStar Plus
The Drama CompanyGuestSony TV
Dance ChampionsJudgeStar Plus
Dance Plus 3Guest
2018Dance Plus 4
2019Kitchen Champion 5Colors TV
2019Dance Plus 5Star Plus
2020India’s Best Dancer 1JudgeSony TV
2021Super Dancer 4Guest
India’s Best Dancer 2Judge
2022Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10Guest Judge
2023India’s Best Dancer 3Judge

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