Vijay Ganguly

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Vijay Ganguly
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Born
Vijay Anil Ganguly

1980 (age 40–41)
NationalityIndian
OccupationChoreographer
Known forJagga Jasoos, Andhadhun, Love Aaj Kal, Tumhari Sulu, Stree
Parent(s)Anil Ganguly (father)
RelativesRupali Ganguly (sister)

Vijay Ganguly (born 1980) is an Indian choreographer known for Jagga Jasoos (2017), Andhadhun (2018), Stree (2018) and Love Aaj Kal (2020). He won the 2018 Filmfare Award for Best Choreography for the song "Galti Se Mistake" in Jagga Jasoos, for which he also won the 2018 International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Choreography and 2017 Zee Cine Awards for Best Choreography.

Biography[edit]

Vijay Ganguly was born in 1980[1] to his father Anil Ganguly, a film director.[2][3] He is a younger brother of actress Rupali Ganguly.[4][3]

Career[edit]

Vijay Ganguly acted in a few films as child artist including Saaheb (1985), Sadak Chhap (1987), and Dushman Devta (1991). He started his career as an assistant choreographer for Shiamak Davar in 2005 with the film Bunty Aur Babli, and later worked as assistant choreographer in films including Taare Zameen Par (2007), Yuvvraaj (2008), and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011). He began his career independently as choreographer in 2013. He has choreographed many songs including "Nachenge Saari Raat" from Junooniyat (2016), "Mere Rashke Qamar" from Baadshaho (2017), and the album Tumhari Sulu (2017). He rose to prominence after his works for the song "Galti Se Mistake" from Jagga Jasoos (2017), which also won him many accolades.[5][3][6]

He has been trained in salsa, contemporary, jazz and hip hop.[3]

Filmography[edit]

As Choreographer[edit]

As Chief Assistant Choreographer[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Movie Work Result Ref.
2018 Filmfare Award for Best Choreography Jagga Jasoos "Galti Se Mistake" Won [7]
Jagga Jasoos "Khaana Khaake" Nominated [8]
Tumhari Sulu "Ban Ja Rani" Nominated [8]
2018 IIFA Award for Best Choreography Jagga Jasoos "Galti Se Mistake" Won [9][10]
2018 Zee Cine Award for Best Choreography Jagga Jasoos "Galti Se Mistake" Won [11]
2018 Bollywood Film Journalists Awards Jagga Jasoos "Galti Se Mistake" Won [12]
2017 Screen Awards Jagga Jasoos "Galti Se Mistake" Nominated [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lulla, Sonia (8 February 2020). "Made Ayushmann recreate Anil sir's step in Yaar bina chain remix". Mid-Day. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  2. ^ "My dream was to become filmmaker: Vijay Ganguly". Indo-Asian News Service. 24 December 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2021 – via ProQuest.
  3. ^ a b c d Patel, Jahnavi (13 July 2017). "'Ranbir is phenomenal!'". Rediff.com. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  4. ^ Kumaran, Ektaa (20 November 2020). "Check out Rupali Ganguly aka Anupama's wish for THIS special person". Tellychakkar.
  5. ^ "Songs Are Always Be an Integral Part of Film: Vijay Ganguly, choreographer". Hindustan Times. Mumbai. 28 July 2019.
  6. ^ Pandya, Sonal (13 June 2017). "'Galti Se Mistake' song: Choreographer Vijay Ganguly on how the Jagga Jasoos song came about". Cinestaan. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  7. ^ "WINNERS OF THE JIO FILMFARE AWARDS 2018". Filmfare. 20 January 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Nominations for the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018". Filmfare.
  9. ^ "IIFA 2018 full winners list: Sridevi and Irrfan are best actors of 2017". India Today. 25 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Jagga Jasoos, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan win awards at IIFA Rocks 2018". Hindustan Times. 23 June 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  11. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2018 complete winners list: Secret Superstar, Golmal Again and Toilet Ek Premkatha win big". The Indian Express. 21 December 2017.
  12. ^ "Bollywood Film Journalists Awards 2017 Result" (PDF).
  13. ^ "Praising the Off-screen Heroes". 24th Star Screen Awards. 1 January 2018. Event occurs at 10:17. Star Plus. Retrieved 2 January 2019.

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