Vaibhavi Merchant

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Vaibhavi Merchant
Vaibhavi Merchant don2 screening.jpg
Vaibhavi Merchant at a special screening of Don 2
Occupation Dance Choreographer
Years active 2000–Present
Relatives Shruti Merchant (sister)
Website
www.vaibhavimerchant.com

Vaibhavi Merchant is an Indian dance choreographer working in Bollywood films.

She is the granddaughter of choreographer B. Hiralal, and the elder sister of Shruti Merchant.

She began her career by assisting Chinni Prakash. She had her acting debut in the Malayalam film Snehapoorvam Anna.

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'" in the 2001 film Lagaan.

She continued to choreograph selected numbers in 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.[1]

She has been a judge on the television dance show Nach Baliye 3, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 3), Zara Nach Ke Dikha 2, and Just Dance.[2]

In 2013, she choreograped a song for the film Bombay Talkies (film).[3]

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards

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