Dhawal Doshi & Saroj Khan
Dhawal Doshi, Bombay India (Bollywood Choreographer)
Dhawal Doshi has been a troupe member of Sonu Nigam’s and Asha Bhosle’s dance group. He has performed several stage shows with Sonu Nigam all over India. He has also been a performing member of the recent ‘The Incredibles’ world tour, which had him working with the best known bollywood playback singers Sonu Nigam, Asha Bhosle, Kailash Kher and Kunal Ganjawala. “The Incredibles” toured the whole of the U.S., Canada and Trinidad & Tobago. He’s also had the privilege of being a performing member in the Sahara Group’s famous musical ‘Bharati’, and travelled across the globe performing in various countries. He has choreographed numerous dance sequences to train several college student teams for the Inter-Collegiate/University level competitions, and has been instrumental in his teams’ winning most of the competitions.
With strong experience in the field of dance & choreography, Dhawal founded the ‘Dhawal Doshi’s Dance Academy’. Today, the academy has branched out to various suburbs in Mumbai, and has a strong 400+ student base. The enthusiastic students are aged as low as 3 years and even as high as 50 years. His students have had the good fortune of being chosen for many movie performances as well as for recent TV shows, like Amul Voice of India, Dance India Dance (Finale episode), Kya Masti Kya Dhoom, Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, Boogie Woogie, and recently Indias Magic Star & Chotte Ustad .
Dhawal has also undertaken freelance choreography assignments for various events of corporate customers like Vodafone, Provogue, Deustche Bank, Eurotiles, Hotel Marriot, Akai, Sony & such. He has also choreographed various family groups for their birthday/anniversary parties, marriage Sangeets and such.
In 2008, Dhawal had also been a contestant in a dance reality show on Star Plus - Aajaa Mahi Vay - with his partner Grisha Divecha. The show was co-judged by Saroj Khan. Dhawal & Grisha were well known for their amazingly diverse & energetic performances. Their efforts were rewarded as they were adjudged the best couple who had displayed the most variation in each & every performance. This was however just the beginning of Dhawal's long journey in reality shows and television media.
His ease with working with children led him to gain one of India's most watched music shoes- Saregamapa where he was called on to choreograph and groom the little contestants. He went on to work on other popular television shows- Magic Star and X Factor. X Factor show had huge celebrity guests with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Sharukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit etc.
Another project that deserves a special mention is that of the Indian Premier League. Dhawal Doshi has been closely associated with this project over the last 2 years now. He is their official choreographer and is in charge of the entertainment portion of the show. He has closely worked with all the cricket players of the world as well and Bollywood actors via this television show.