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Jani Master
Born (1982-07-02) 2 July 1982 (age 39)
OccupationChoreographer
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Ayesha

Jani Master (born Shaik Jani Basha; 2 July 1982)[1] is an Indian dance choreographer who predominantly works in Telugu cinema.[2] He has also worked in Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi films. He choreographs in a wide range of dancing styles, but he is mostly known for his Western and Folk style dancing.

Career[edit]

Jani Master began his film work as a dancer in Telugu films and on the ETV's Telugu Television Reality-dance show Dhee Ultimate Dance Show, before being given the chance to choreograph in Drona, a 2009 Telugu film. Actor Ram Charan employed him as choreographer of the dances for 2012 Telugu film Racha. Ram Charan appointed him as choreographer in all of his films. He then worked for other actors such as: Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun, N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Pothineni, Ravi Teja. He has also sung a song dedicated to Ram Charan.[3]

In 2014, Bollywood actor Salman Khan appointed Jani Master for Jai Ho as choreographer. He also choreographs award ceremonies. He continues to choreograph in feature films.[4] He has contributed to two Television Reality-dance shows as a choreographer and as a mentor. His awards include Filmfare Awards, CineMAA Awards and South Indian International Movie Awards.[1] From 2017, he is one of the judges on various Telugu Television reality-dance shows such as Neethone Dance on the Star Maa.[5]

In 2018, he was the choreographer for the film MLA.[6]In the same year he worked as an assistant to Prabhudeva for a Tamil song, Rowdy Baby from the film Maari 2 brought so much of recognition, as the song became a viral hit for its choreography across Indian subcontinent and other parts of the world.[7]

Later, in 2020 he once again received praise for his choreography for Butta Bomma song from the Telugu film Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo.The rolling step in the music video became as a signature step. It was recreated by many celebrities and million others across various social media and short-video making entertainment platforms.[8] This song also became a huge hit across Indian subcontinent and other parts of the world.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Songs Language
2009 Drona 1)Yem Maa Chesavo

2)Voddantana Voddantana

3)Vennela Vaana

Telugu
2009 Rechipo 1)Tholi Tholiga

2)Yethuko Nannethuko

2009 Agyaat Kiss You Day And Night Hindi
2010 Maryada Ramanna Raaye Raaye Telugu
2010 Ranga The Donga
2010 Prasthanam
2011 Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju
2011 Garam
2011 Dongala Mutha
2011 Nenu Naa Rakshasi
2011 Prema Kavali
2011 Eega
2012 Racha (film) Dillaku Dillaku
2012 Poola Rangadu Chocolate Kannula
2012 Julai Mee Intiki Mundhu
2013 Naayak 1)Laila o Laila

2)Shubalekha Rasukunna

2013 Baadshah Rangoli Rangoli
2013 Gabbarsingh Kevvu Keka
2013 Iddarammayilatho Gang Leader
2013 Sukumarudu Tongi Tongi
2013 Adda Hey Mister
2013 Masala Ninu Choodani
2013 Oke oka Chance
2014 Yevadu Freedom
2014 Race Gurram Cinema Choopistha Mava
2014 Govindudu Andarivadele Ra Rakumara
2014 Joru
2014 Current Theega
2014 Jai Ho Photocopy Hindi
2014 Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam Dilse Dilse Telugu
2014 Oohalu Gusagusalade
2015 Pataas Arey O Samba(Remix)
2015 Temper Temper Title Track
2015 Rey
2015 S/O Satyamurthy 1) Come To The Party

2)Chal Chalo Chalo

3)Vachchaadu

2015 Dohchay 1)Nacchite Ye Panaina

2)Aanati Devadasu

Telugu
2015 Kick 2 Kukkurukuru Kick
2015 Pandaga Chesko Pandaga Chesko Title Track
2015 Vinnavayya Rammaya
2015 Baahubali
2015 Sher Rama Rama Hare Rama
2015 Bengal Tiger Raaye Raaye
2015 Akhil 1)Nennekkadunte

2)Akkineni Akkineni

2015 Bhale Bhale Magadivoy How How
2015 Bruce Lee - The Fighter 1)Bruce Lee Title Track

2)Run

2015 Shivam Shivam Shivam
2016 Nannaku Prematho Love Dhebba
2016 Lacchimdeviki O Lekkundi
2016 Speedunnodu Bachelore Babu
2016 Krishnashtami Bava Bava Panneeru
2016 Akira Yettakond Hogu Kannada
2016 Sarrainodu You Are My MLA Telugu
2016 Jakkanna 1)Jakkana Title Track

2)You Are My Darlingo

3)Andham Tannullona

2016 Babu Bangaram Tikku Tikkantu
2016 Premam Evadu Evadu
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Sundari
2017 Aakatayi Ammamo Ela
2017 Raajakumara Appu Dance Kannada
2017 Angel Telugu
2017 Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Breakup
2017 Jayadev
2017 Gulaebaghavali All Songs Tamil
2018 Jai Simha Amma Kutti Telugu[10]
2018 Inttelligent 1)Let's Do

2)Chamak Chamak Cham

2018 Rangasthalam Jigelu Rani
2018 Rajaratha Mundhe Banni Kannada[11]
2018 MLA 1)Hey Indu

2)Girl Friend

Telugu[6]
2018 Nela Ticket Nela Ticket Title Track
2018 Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Reddy Ikkada Soodu
2018 Hello Guru Prema Kosame Hello Guru Prema Kosame Title Track
2018 Geetha Govindam What The Life
2018 Maari 2 Rowdy Baby Tamil[12]
2019 Natasaarvabhowma Open The Bottle Kannada[13]
2019 Dear Comrade Canteen Telugu
2019 Majili Maayya Maayya
2019 ISmart Shankar Ismart Shankar Title Track
2019 Namma Veettu Pillai Gaanda Kannazhagi Tamil
2019 90ML 1)Vellipothundhe

2)Singilu Singilu

3)Vinipinchukoru

Telugu[14]
2019 Ruler 1)Padthadu Thaadu

2)Sankranti

2020 Pattas Chill Bro Tamil[15]
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramloo[16] Butta Bomma Telugu
2020 Bheeshma[17] Whattey Beauty
2020 Black Rose[18] Naa Tappu Emunnadabba
2021 Krack Bhoom Bhaddhal
2021 Red (2021 film)[19] Dinchak
2021 Chaavu Kaburu Challaga Paina Pataaram
2021 Yuvarathnaa 1)Feel The Power

2)Oorigobba Raja

Kannada[20][21]
2021 Radhe Seeti Maar Hindi[22]
2021 Phantom Kannada[23]
2021 Doctor Chellamma Tamil
2021 D43[24]
2021 Pushpa Telugu
2021 Khiladi
2022 Beast Tamil
2022 Etharkkum Thunindhavan
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TV shows and appearances[edit]

Year Show Channel Language Notes
2007 Dhee Ultimate Dance Show ETV Telugu Choreographer
2016 Dhee Juniors 2 Mentor New entry
2016 Dhee Jodi Mentor New entry
2017 Neethone Dance Star Maa Judge[5]
2019 Jabardasth ETV Judge[5][25]
2020 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa The Next Singing ICON Zee Telugu Guest in episode 12 along

with Baba Bhaskar[26]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Notes Ref.
2011 CineMAA Awards Best Choreographer Maryada Ramanna Won
2012 Nandi Awards Best Choreographer " Mee Intiki Mundhu " from Julayi Won
2013 60th Filmfare Awards South Best Choreography "Dillaku Dillaku" from Racha Won [27]
2014 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards Best Dance Choreographer - Telugu "Laila O Laila" from Naayak Won [28]
2014 Santosham Film Awards Best Choreography Award Naayak Won
2015 4th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Dance Choreographer - Telugu "Cinema Choopista Maava" from Race Gurram Won [29]
2015 CineMAA Awards Best Dance Choreographer Race Gurram Won
2015 13th Santosham Film Awards Best Choreography Award Won
2016 5th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Dance Choreographer - Telugu "Temper Title Track" from Temper Won
2018 Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards Best Dance Choreographer "Guleba" from Gulaebaghavali Won
2019 66th Filmfare Awards South Best Choreography "Rowdy Baby" from Maari 2 Won Nominated with Prabhu Deva [30]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Here Are The Top 10 Choreographers In Tollywood Today!". chaibisket.com. Archived from the original on 19 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Mega Power Star Birthday Song". Jani Master. Archived from the original on 13 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Choreographer Jani Master current sensation of Tollywood". firstshowz.com. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Siva Balaji and Madhumita get wildcard entry to Neethone Dance". indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  6. ^ a b "'MLA': Nandamuri Kalyanram, Kajal Aggarwal busy shooting for a song". indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 3 April 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Rowdy Baby choreographer thanks the cast for Filmfare award". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Butta Bomma Video Promo: Allu Arjun's signature dance moves will keep you hooked". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Butta Bomma excels in every aspect". Telangana Today. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  10. ^ "Balakrishna-starrer Jai Simha wraps up schedule". Telanganatoday.com. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  11. ^ Khajane, Muralidhara (23 March 2018). "All set with a new entertainer" – via www.thehindu.com.
  12. ^ "NTR, Ram Charan' choreographer turned assistant for Maari 2". NTV Telugu.
  13. ^ "Puneeth Rajkumar shoots a party number with Jani Master". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "Emotional singles to highlight Kartikeya's 90ml". telanganatoday.com. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  15. ^ Kumar, Pradeep (13 January 2020). "This is how Mehreen Pirzada pranked Dhanush while shooting for 'Pattas'" – via www.thehindu.com.
  16. ^ "Watch: Jani master shares making Video of Butta Bomma song from Allu Arjun's Ala Vaikunthapurramloo". pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Watch: Another 'Bheeshma' song unveiled". hansindia.com. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  18. ^ "'Black Rose' promo song: Red-hot Urvashi Rautela steals the show with her scintillating moves". The Times of India.
  19. ^ "'Dinchak' Glimpse from RED movie gets good response". hansindia.com. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  20. ^ "Choreographer Jani Master is back to make Puneeth Rajkumar shake a leg for 'Yuvarathnaa'". The Times of India.
  21. ^ "Jani Master joins the team of Yuvarathnaa". The Times of India.
  22. ^ "Salman Khan ropes in several South film industry's talents for Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai". Filmfare.com. Retrieved 22 September 2020.
  23. ^ "Jani Master choreographs Sudeep's song in 'Phantom'". The New Indian Express.
  24. ^ "Dhanush's D43 first song shoot completed". Times of India.
  25. ^ "Jabardasth: Jani Master and Meena to replace Nagababu and Roja as judges?". The Times of India.
  26. ^ "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 13: Noted choreographer-TV personality Jani wows with his lesser-known singing talent". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  27. ^ Filmfare awards list of winners Archived 2015-05-10 at the Wayback Machine
  28. ^ "SIIMA AWARDS | 2014 | winners | |". siima.in.
  29. ^ "SIIMA AWARDS | 2015 | winners | |". siima.in.
  30. ^ "Winners of the 66th Filmfare Awards (South) 2019". filmfare.com.

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