The songs of Indian films make them different from other films of the world. Because generally Hollywood, British and Spanish films neither have spectacular dance numbers nor explosive songs. And choreographers choreograph these dance-filled songs. From Farah Khan to Ahmed Khan, Prabhu Deva, there are many choreographers in our films who choreograph songs, but these choreographers, who started their career as dancers, are now busy in film direction, so let’s take a look at 5 Bollywood choreographers. On choreographer.
Ganesh Acharya’s father, who choreographed the song ‘What Jhumka’ filmed on Alia Bhatt and Ranveer, was also a dancer. After her father died at an early age, she started learning dance with her sister. Armaan Kohli and Ayesha Julka’s ‘Anaam’ was his first film as a choreographer. Many songs like ‘Chikni Chameli’, ‘O Thumakeshwari’ have been choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. Ganesh Acharya charges fees ranging from Rs 25 lakh to crore for a song.
Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger 3’ is making waves at the box office and along with this film Salman And the song ‘Leke Prabhu Ka Naam’ filmed on Katrina Kaif is also breaking popularity records on the music charts. This song has been choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant. South’s famous choreographer Chinni Prakash is Vaibhavi’s uncle. Vaibhavi started her career by assisting her uncle and then created her own identity in Bollywood.
After Saroj Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant choreographs almost all the songs of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s films. Vaibhavi has choreographed many songs like Jawan’s ‘Not Ramaiya Vastavaiya’, Rocky and Rani’s ‘Tum Kya Mile’. She charges fees ranging from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 1 crore for each song.
The person behind the ‘hook step’ of songs like ‘Dance Meri Rani’ and ‘Jhoome Jo Pathan’ is Bollywood’s famous choreographer duo ‘Bosco-Caesar’. After completing their studies together, both of them started their career as backup dancers in Farah Khan’s dancing group. He has choreographed the songs of many films from ‘Satyprem Ki Prem Katha’, ‘Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar’ to ‘Pathan’. Bosco-Caesar charges crores of rupees to choreograph the songs of a film.
Kriti Mahesh, who participated in Dance India Dance 2 as a contestant, has proved that she has what a Bollywood choreographer should have by choreographing famous folk songs like ‘Dholida’, ‘Boom Padi’. Kriti was a part of Remo D’Souza’s team for a long time and then she started working independently. Kriti charges fees ranging from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 75 lakh for a song.
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Rahul Shetty, who choreographed all the songs of ‘Kalank’ and ‘Housefull 4’, will soon be seen as a judge in Remo D’Souza’s dance reality show ‘Dance Plus’. Rahul’s fees starts from Rs 10 lakh.
Actually, usually choreographers are given contracts according to the films. But now many film makers hire choreographers according to the songs. When choreographers ask for fees for a song, their team’s fees are also included in this fee. This is the reason why choreographers charge fees based on how many people work on these songs.