Vaibhavi Merchant an Indian dance choreographer working in Bollywood films.
She is the granddaughter of choreographer B. Hiralal, and the elder sister of Shruti Merchant.
Her first solo work was the choreography for the song "Dhol Baaje" for the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. She won a National Film Award for her work. She took a short break from the industry and then returned with the song "'O Ri Chhori'" from the Oscar-nominated Lagaan in 2001.
She continued to choreograph selected numbers in prominent films such as Devdas (2002 Hindi film), Baghban, Fida, Dhoom, Veer Zaara, Aaja Nachle and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Dhoom 3. She also choreographed the Australian musical The Merchants of Bollywood , a musical written by Toby Gough about her family. Her sister, Shruti Merchant, has been directing the musical both in the United Kingdom and Australia. She also choreographed "Kajra Re" from Bunty Aur Babli (2005).
She was a judge on Nach Baliye 3 along with David Dhawan and Isha Koppikar. She returned as a judge once again on the third season of the TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa alongside judges Saroj Khan and Juhi Chawla and on Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2 along with Arshad Warsi and Shilpa Shetty. She was also a judge on Star Plus Just Dance, along with Farah Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
- 2000: National Film Award for Best Choreography - "Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje" (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) 
- "Making the right moves for Bollywood". The Age. October 17, 2005. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
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