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, enriching over 3000 students a year. Nakul’s 25 years of experience and longevity has labeled him as “Hollywood’s Favorite Bollywood Choreographer. Some of his other major accomplishments include Disney, 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 4-17 – Nigel Lythgoe, Simon Fuller Creators
  • Disney Junior – Mira, Royal Detective: Season 1-2 – Sascha Paladino Executive Producer
  • Disney Junior – Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures Eps 323 – Directed by Phil Weinstein
  • Disney Junior – Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures Eps 324 – Directed by Broni Likomanov
  • Netflix – Fuller House – Directed by Katy Garretson
  • CBS – The World’s Best – Judge – Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell Executive Producers
  • NBC – The Office -Directed by Miguel Arteta
  • NBC – Passions – Directed by Phideaux Xavier
  • NBC – Never mind Nirvana (pilot) – Directed by David Schwimmer
  • NBC – Tournament of Roses: Bollywood Dreams Float
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2013: Winner
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2017: 1st Runner-up
  • ABC – Good Morning America
  • ABC – Nightline
  • MTV – America’s Best Dance Crew – Randy Jackson Executive Producer
  • MTV – Next
  • Nickelodeon – Fresh Beat Band – Directed by Jonathan Judge
  • CTV- So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Season 1
  • Lifetime – Dance Moms – Directed by Scott Shatsky
  • USA Network – Character Fantasy
  • PBS – Holiday Celebration
  • TLC – LA Ink
  • TLC – Date My House – Directed by Damon Zwicker
  • Comcast- Video on Demand
  • ZEE TV – Dance India Dance North America – Judge
  • ZEE TV – Dance USA Dance – Judge
  • Motion Picture – High Strung 2 – Directed by Michael Damian
  • Chris Kattan’s Bollywood Show (pilot) – Directed by Ted Skillman

Choreography and Appearances

Television/Movies

  • FOX- So You Think You Can Dance: Seasons 4-17 – Nigel Lythgoe, Simon Fuller Creators
  • Disney Junior – Mira, Royal Detective: Season 1-2 – Sascha Paladino Executive Producer
  • Disney Junior – Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures Eps 323 – Directed by Phil Weinstein
  • Disney Junior – Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures Eps 324 – Directed by Broni Likomanov
  • Netflix – Fuller House – Directed by Katy Garretson
  • CBS – The World’s Best – Judge – Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell Executive Producers
  • NBC – The Office -Directed by Miguel Arteta
  • NBC – Passions – Directed by Phideaux Xavier
  • NBC – Never mind Nirvana (pilot) – Directed by David Schwimmer
  • NBC – Tournament of Roses: Bollywood Dreams Float
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2013: Winner
  • ABC – Miss America Pageant 2017: 1st Runner-up
  • ABC – Good Morning America
  • ABC – Nightline
  • MTV – America’s Best Dance Crew – Randy Jackson Executive Producer
  • MTV – Next
  • Nickelodeon – Fresh Beat Band – Directed by Jonathan Judge
  • CTV- So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Season 1
  • Lifetime – Dance Moms – Directed by Scott Shatsky
  • USA Network – Character Fantasy
  • PBS – Holiday Celebration
  • TLC – LA Ink
  • TLC – Date My House – Directed by Damon Zwicker
  • Comcast- Video on Demand
  • ZEE TV – Dance India Dance North America – Judge
  • ZEE TV – Dance USA Dance – Judge
  • Motion Picture – High Strung 2 – Directed by Michael Damian
  • Chris Kattan’s Bollywood Show (pilot) – Directed by Ted Skillman

 

Commercial/ Music Videos/Live Stream/Corporate

  • 1D Day: One Direction
  • Paula Abdul “Check Yourself” – PSA music video
  • Devendra Banhart  “Carmensita” – music mideo 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
  • Disney Junior – Mira, Royal Detective music video – Directed by Carla Dauden
  • Disney Junior – Mira, Royal Detective Interstitials – Michael Blum
  • Halo App

 

Live Concerts / Tours

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

  • Walt Disney Studios- Mira Royal Detective
  • Bollywood Travels and Tours
  • 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 LA 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)