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Vaibhavi Merchant Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki

Vaibhavi Merchant is an Indian director of choreography working in Bollywood films. She is best known for her choreographic work in numerous Bollywood films. She is the granddaughter of choreographer B. Hiralal, & the elder sister of Shruti Merchant. Vaibhavi Merchant started her career as an assistant choreographer of her uncle Chinni Prakash in 1999. She did her first solo work for the song ‘Dhol Baaje’ in the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam for which she won a National Film Award. Then Vaibhavi took a short break from the industry and returned with the song ‘O Ri Chhori’ in the movie Lagaan in 2011.

Vaibhavi Merchant is an Indian dance choreographer who is famous for her work in Indian Cinema. She came into the limelight from the movie Lagaan’s song “O Rey Chhori” featuring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh. She is one of the leading and influential choreographers in the Bollywood industry. Born on 17th December 1975, Mumbai, India, she has worked in movies such as “Devdas”, “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” and “Befikre” along with Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Lara Dutta. The National Film Award winner choreographer Vaibhavi most memorable works are “Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje”, “Kajra Re” and “Nashe Se Chadh Gayi”.

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Vaibhavi Merchant Bio

Birth NameVaibhavi Merchant
Nick NameVaibh
Age(as in 2020) 45 Years
Debut Film(Malayalam): Snehapoorvam Anna (2000)Vaibhavi Merchant- Snehapoorvam Anna
ChoreographySong- Dhol Baje (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, 1999)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth17 December 1975
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesTravelling, Reading

Family

Mother's NameHridaya Merchant
Father's NameRamesh Merchant
BrotherNot Known
SisterShruti Merchant (Choreographer)

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/BoyfriendsSanjay Leela Bhansali (Filmmaker)
Ex-Fiance Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Filmmaker)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseUnmarried
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenN/A

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ProfessionChoreographer
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 69 kg
in Pounds- 152 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size34
Hips Size36
Waist Size32

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressRani Mukherjee, Katrina Kaif
Favourite ActorsNot Known
Favourite ColorsWhite, Black, Royal Blue
Favourite SportNot Known
ControversiesNot Known
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Vaibhavi Merchant Career

She began her career by assisting her uncle 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.

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She then choreographed Kajra Re from Bunty Aur Babli (2005) that fetched her several awards. She continued to choreograph selected numbers in films such as Devdas, Baghban, Fida, Dhoom (As well as its two sequels), Veer Zaara, Aaja Nachle, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Aiyyaa. She also choreographed the Australian musical The Merchants of Bollywood, a musical written by Toby Gough about her family.

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.

Vaibhavi Merchant Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Vaibhavi Merchant‘s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Vaibhavi Merchant in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019$1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)
Estimated Net Worth in 2018$100,000 - $1 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceChoreographer

Noted, Currently, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update you soon.

Vaibhavi Merchant Awards

2000National Film Award for Best Choreography - Dholi Taaro Dhol Baaje from (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) [6]
2006IIFA Award for Best Choreography - Kajra Re from (Bunty Aur Babli)
Zee Cine Award for Best Choreography - Kajra Re from (Bunty Aur Babli)
Bollywood Movie Award – Best Choreography - Kajra Re from (Bunty Aur Babli)
Producers Guild Film Award – Best Choreography - Kajra Re from (Bunty Aur Babli)
2008IIFA Award for Best Choreography - Aaja Nachle from (Aaja Nachle)
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Vaibhavi Merchant Movies List As a choreographer

1999 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (Dhol Baaje)
2001Albela
Lagaan
2002Filhaal
Na Tum Jaano Na Hum
Devdas
Deewangee
Karz: The Burden of Truth
Guru Mahaguru
2003Dil Ka Rishta
Dum
Kash Aap Hamare Hote
Haasil
Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost
2004Aetbaar
Rudraksha
MeenaxiA Tale of Three Cities
Shaadi Ka Laddoo
Garv
Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
Fida
Dhoom
Rakht
Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
Madhoshi
Tumsa Nahin Dekha
Veer Zaara
Swades
Dil Maange More
2005Chehraa
Bunty Aur Babli
No Entry
Ramji Londonwaley
Athadu (Telugu)
Shaadi No. 1
Neal 'n' Nikki
Shikhar
2006Rang De Basanti
Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai
Fanaa
Krrish
Umrao Jaan
Baabul
Chamki Chameli
Dhoom 2
2007Marigold (2007 film)
Heyy Babyy
Aaja Nachle
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
Ta Ra Rum Pum
2008Love Story 2050
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
Bhoothnath
Dostana
Tashan
2009Dil Bole Hadippa
Luck By Chance
Delhi-6
Kurbaan
Kambakkht Ishq
2010No Problem
Band Baaja Baaraat
2011Don 2
Game
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
Bodyguard
2012Ek Tha Tiger
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Aiyyaa
2013Bombay Talkies
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Dhoom 3
2016Fan
Sultan
Befikre
2017Jab Harry Met Sejal
OK Jaanu
Tiger Zinda Hai
2018Hichki
Loveratri
Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (Telugu)
Bharat
2019Saaho

As an actor

2000Snehapoorvam Anna a Malayalam movie directed by Sangeet Sivan
2012Student of the Year special appearance in the song Disco Deewane

Some Known Facts About Vaibhavi Merchant

  • Does Vaibhavi Merchant smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Vaibhavi Merchant drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She is the granddaughter of renowned choreographer B. Hiralal Merchant.
  • She began taking her formal dance training at the age of five under the tutelage of Late Sushree Madhurita Sarang.
  • She learned another dance form Bharatnatyam from “Shri Rohinton Cama” and Western Classical from “Martha Da Cunha.”
  • Her maternal great-grandfather Shri Pandit Sunderprasad is the co-founder of the “Jaipur Gharana” (one of the greatest homes for Kathak).
  • She began her career in Bollywood by assisting her uncle Chinni Prakash (choreographer).
  • She has judged many dance reality shows like ‘Nach Baliye 3’, ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ (season 3), ‘Zara Nach Ke Dikha’ 2, and ‘Just Dance’.
  • She also choreographed “The Merchants of Bollywood”- an Australian musical written and directed by Toby Gough.
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FAQ’s

Is vaibhavi merchant married?
No
Who did the choreography for the song * Dholi taro dhol Baaje *?
Vaibhavi Merchant is an Indian director of choreography working in Bollywood films. She is best known for her choreographic work in numerous Bollywood films. She is the granddaughter of choreographer B. Hiralal, & the elder sister of Shruti Merchant. She began her career by assisting her uncle Chinni Prakash.
Who choreographed Aaja Nachle?
Vaibhavi Merchant, who choreographed the hit number Kajrare has directed Madhuri’s dance sequences in Aaja Nachle, which previously was rumored to have been reserved for Saroj Khan. The Dhak Dhak girl, however, maintains that Vaibhavi has also done a very good job in the film.
Was Devdas a true story?
The story pivots a tragic triangle linking Devdas, an archetypal lover in viraha (separation); Paro, his forbidden childhood love; and Chandramukhi, a reformed courtesan.
How many wives did Ratan Singh have?
15 wives, Several legends refer to him as Ratan Singh. However, in Malik Muhammad Jayasi’s poem Padmavat, he is called Ratan Sen. While it is usually believed that he had two wives, Nagmati and Padmavati, folklore suggests that he had 15 wives, of which Rani Padmini was the last.

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