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NAKUL DEV MAHAJAN 

NDM Bollywood Dance Productions and Studios Inc
17711 S. Pioneer Blvd
, Artesia, CA

Business: 562.402.7761

www.ndmdance.com / ndmdanceproductions@yahoo.com

 

NDM Resume 2014

Representation: 

Management:      MSA Dance Agency/ McDonald Selznick Associates

(323) 957-6680 or julie@msaagency.com /  tony@msaagency.com / andrew@msaagency.com

 

Nakul Dev Mahajan, an American Bollywood choreographer and dancer, has been choreographing and dancing for over 20 years. He has choreographed for all the major networks, but is 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 continues to bring a mix of dance forms from India to mainstream Hollywood. His experience and longevity in the ‘business’ has labeled him as “Hollywood’s Favorite Bollywood Choreographer.”    

     

Choreography and Appearances

 
Television

  • ·        FOX – So You Think You Can Dance: Seasons 4-10
  • ·        MTV – America’s Best Dance Crew
  • ·        CTV – So You Think You Can Dance Canada
  • ·        ABC – Good Morning America Oscar Coverage
  • ·        E! Entertainment Red Carpet Oscar Countdown
  • ·        NBC – Superstars of Dance
  • ·        NBC – The Office – Directed by Miguel Arteta
  • ·        NBC – Passions – Directed by Phideaux Xavier
  • ·        NBC – Never mind Nirvana -Directed by David Schwimmer
  • ·        Nickelodean – Fresh Beat Band – Directed by Jonathan Judge
  • ·        MTV – Next (Choreography and Instruction)
  • ·        USA Network – Character Fantasy (Choreography and Instruction)
  • ·        ABC – Nightline
  • ·        Bollywood Hero (Dance instruction for Chris Kattan’s) – Directed by Ted Skillman
  • ·        Comcast – Video on Demand
  • ·        PBS – Holiday Celebration
  • ·        Tournament of Roses: Bollywood Dreams Float
  • ·        TLC- Date My House

 

Concerts / Live Tours

  • ·        Nobel Peace Prize 2010
  • ·        A. R. Rahman World Tour 2010 – Jai Ho
  • ·        So You Think You Can Dance Tour – Seasons 4-8
  • ·        2012 IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Rocks – Blush Band

 

Commercial/ Music Videos

  • ·        1D Day: One Direction
  • ·        DC Shoes (Gymkhana 4) – Directed by Ben Conrad
  • ·        Jay Leno’s Garage
  • ·        Vitamin Water – Directed by William Kirkley
  • ·        San Miguel Beer
  • ·        Fandango
  • ·        Devendra Banhart – Music Video with Natalie Portman
  • ·        The Wiz – Music Video

 

Celebrity Clientele

  • ·        Michelle Obama – First Lady of the United States
  • ·        Natalie Portman – Actor
  • ·        Steve Carell – Actor
  • ·        David Schwimmer – Actor
  • ·        A.R Rahman -Music Composer/ Singer
  • ·        Jay Leno – Comedian
  • ·        Chris Kattan– Actor
  • ·        Ali Larter – Actor
  • ·        Kal Penn – Actor
  • ·        Judy Greer– Actor
  • ·        Lindsay Hartley– Actor
  • ·        Liza Huber– Actor
  • ·        Eric Martsolf– Actor
  • ·        The Blush Band – Pan American Girl Band
  • ·        The Wiz- Hip-Hop – Recording Artist
  • ·        Devendra Banhart – Recording Artist

 

Live Shows/Artistic Director

  • ·       Over 20 NDM Bollywood Dance Productions shows and recitals: 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 1, Ek Do Teen 2, Ek Do Teen 3
  • ·        One Man Bollywood Show
  • ·        Indian Film Festival/ Los Angeles
  • ·        Indian Film Festival /Palm Springs
  • ·        Bharat Vikas Hospital Charity Show
  • ·        Awaaz Charity AIDS show

 

Press, Awards and Accolades

  • ·        University of California Riverside “Outstanding Alumni of the Year” (2011)
  • ·        TV Guide Magazine
  • ·        Entertainment Weekly
  • ·        Soap Opera Digest
  • ·        Day Time Emmys
  • ·        TV Guide Magazine
  • ·        ABC – Good Morning America
  • ·        FOX – Good Day LA
  • ·        Time Magazine
  • ·        The Los Angeles Times
  • ·        Associated Press
  • ·        La opinion
  • ·        Agencia EFE
  • ·        Mr. India California (1998-1999)
  • ·        Ziba Dance Competition (largest Indian dance contest in the west coast): “Most Awarded Winner”

 

Dance Training 

  • ·        Bollywood: Self trained
  • ·        Kathak: Amrapali Ambegaokar
  • ·        Kathak: Vandana Sheth
  • ·        Kathak: Purnima Shah
  • ·        Bharata Natyam: Vandana Sheth
  • ·        Modern: Wendy Rogers and Susan Rose
  • ·        Modern/Jazz: Susan Milslap
  • ·        Other styles: Bhangra, Indian Hip-hop, African Tribal, Salsa, and Ballroom

 

Education 

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

 

References available upon request 

 

 

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