All About UJhoom

Founded in 2013 by Jaydev Hemrajani, Pooja Gurnani and Ambika Rautray, UJhoom is the University of Miami's premiere, all female, competitive Bollywood-fusion dance team. UJhoom comes from the Hindi phrase "Jhoom Barabar Jhoom" meaning to dance, swing and cheer without any limitations, guaranteed to rid yourself of tension, doubt and fear! 


Having started as a small group, UJhoom has evolved into a well-respected and well-known team throughout the competitive, nationwide Bollywood Fusion dance team circuit. UJhoom has also become a family of over 25 diversely talented members. We draw from our members' unique cultural backgrounds to paint a vivid and complete picture of dance. We incorporate Indian dance styles such as Bhangra, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and Bollywood. We also include western styles such as contemporary and hip-hop. 


UJhoom's vision is to spread the rich culture of India in the language understandable to everyone, DANCE, that leaves a powerful message. Having performed in competitions across the USA, UJhoom has the experience and drive to make a lasting statement. Our goal is to express with our bodies what we cannot say with words.