Noted dancer Akram Khan, who has gained prominence in the UK for his unique dancing skills, will be featured in the Netflix docu-series 'Move.'
Akram Khan will be featured in one of the five episodes of the dance documentary where his artistic journey into the world of dance will be revealed for all.
Other artists who would be featured in the series includes: Movement Art Is founders: Lil Buck & Jon Boogz, Ohad Naharin, KimikoVersatile and Israel Galván.
The series will premiere on Netflix on October 23.
Akram Khan was trained in South Asian dance form of Kathak at the age of seven under the guidance of Sir Pratap Pawar. He began his stage career in the Adventures of Mowgli tour (1984–1985), produced by the Academy of Indian Dance (now Akademi South Asian Dance).
At the age of 13, he was cast in Peter Brook's Shakespeare Company production of Mahabharata, touring the world between 1987 and 1989 and appearing in the televised version of the play broadcast in 1988.
Khan has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career including the Bessie Award (New York Dance and Performance Award), the prestigious ISPA (International Society for the Performing Arts) Distinguished Artist Award and eight Critics' Circle National Dance Awards. Khan was awarded an MBE for services to dance in 2005.
In August 2000, he launched Akram Khan Company. His previous collaborators include the National Ballet of China, actress Juliette Binoche, ballerina Sylvie Guillem, choreographers/dancers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Israel Galván, singer Kylie Minogue, indie rock band Florence and the Machine.
Khan is an Associate Artist of Sadler's Wells and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London and Curve, Leicester.