NAKUL DEV MAHAJAN

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NDM Bollywood Dance Productions and Studios Inc.

17711 S. Pioneer Blvd, Artesia CA

Business: 562.402.7761 / www.ndmdance.com / ndmdanceproductions@yahoo.com

Representation:

Management:  MSA Dance Agency/ McDonald Selznick Associates

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Nakul Dev Mahajan, an American Bollywood choreographer and dancer and is best known best for his work on “So You Think You Can Dance.” A pioneering artist, he opened the premier Bollywood Dance School in the USA, which has the largest repertoire of Bollywood dancers in the nation. Nakul’s 25 years of experience and longevity in the ‘business’ has labeled him as “Hollywood’s Favorite Bollywood Choreographer. Some of his other major accomplishments include A.R. Rahman Jai Ho World Tour, Miss America and bringing Bollywood to the White House with Michelle Obama.

Choreography and Appearances

Television/Movies

  • FOX- So You Think You Can Dance: Seasons 4-15 (2008-2018)
  • Disney Junior – Mira, Royal Detective – Directed by Sascha Paladino
  • CBS – The World’s Best – Judge – Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell Executive Producers
  • Motion Picture – High Strung: Free Dance – Directed by Michael Damian
  • Netflix – Fuller House – Directed by Katy Garretson
  • MTV – America’s Best Dance Crew
  • MTV – Next
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2013: Winner
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2017: 1st Runner-up
  • ABC – Good Morning America
  • ABC – Nightline
  • NBC – The Office -Directed by Miguel Arteta
  • NBC – Passions – Directed by Phideaux Xavier
  • NBC – Never mind Nirvana (pilot) – Directed by David Schwimmer
  • Nickelodeon – Fresh Beat Band – Directed by Jonathan Judge
  • Lifetime – Dance Moms – Directed by Scott Shatsky
  • CTV- So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Season 1
  • ZEE TV – Dance India Dance North America – Judge
  • ZEE TV – Dance USA Dance – Judge
  • USA Network – Character Fantasy
  • Chris Kattan’s Bollywood Show (pilot) – Directed by Ted Skillman
  • Comcast- Video on Demand
  • PBS – Holiday Celebration
  • Tournament of Roses: Bollywood Dreams Float

 

Commercial/ Music Videos/Live Stream

  • 1D Day: One Direction
  • Paula Abdul “Check Yourself” – PSA music video
  • Devendra Banhart  “Carmensita” – Music Video with Natalie Portman 
  • Jay Leno’s Garage – web series
  • Vitamin Water – commercial Directed by William Kirkley
  • DC Shoes (GymKhana 4) – commercial Directed by Ben Conrad
  • San Miguel Beer – commercial
  • Fandango – commercial
  • Wiz Khalifa “Say Yeah” – Music Video

 

Live Concerts / Tours

  • Nobel Peace Prize Concert
  • A.R. Rahman World Tour
  • Dizzy Feet Gala 2012 – 2014
  • His Holiness Dalai Lama – 80th Birthday Celebration
  • So You Think You Can Dance Tour – Seasons 4-8, 11-13
  • IIFA (International Indian Film Academy)

Celebrity Clientele

  • Michelle Obama
  • Natalie Portman
  • James Corden
  • Drew Barrymore
  • RuPaul
  • Paula Abdul
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • One Direction
  • Faith Hill
  • A.R. Rahman
  • Steve Carell
  • David Schwimmer
  • Jay Leno
  • Candace Cameron
  • Jodie Sweetin
  • Andrea Barber
  • Chris Kattan
  • Ali Larter
  • Kal Penn
  • Judy Greer
  • Nina Davuluri
  • Lindsay Hartley
  • Liza Huber
  • Eric Martsolf
  • John Brotherton
  • The Blush Band
  • Devendra Banhart

Press, Awards and Accolades

  • World Choreography Award
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Award University of California, Riverside, CA
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Time Magazine
  • TV Guide Magazine
  • Good Day LA (FOX)
  • USA Today
  • Soap Opera Digest
  • Associated Press
  • Mr. India California
  • Ziba Dance Competition (largest Indian dance contest in the west coast): “Most Awarded Winner”
  • Various publications in India, including Hindustan Times and Bollywood magazines

Live Shows/Artistic Director

  • The Awaaz of Bollywood
  • Alice in Bollyland
  • The Maharaja and I
  • Sapne
  • Bollywood Travels
  • Cruise with Bollywood
  • Live Love Dance
  • Bollywood 101
  • BollyWow
  • Bollywood Tributes
  • Access Bollywood
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Yeh Mera Dil
  • Love Letters
  • LA to Mumbai
  • Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
  • Kitna Hai Dum
  • Shava Shava
  • Dilwale
  • Ek Do Teen Seasons 1-10
  • One Man Bollywood Show
  • Indian Film Festival
  • Bharat Vikas Hospital Charity Show
  • Awaaz Charity AIDS Show

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with an emphasis in Dance, University of California, Riverside, CA (2002)

(References available upon request)