Vishnu Deva (born 18 May 1975) is an Indian choreographer who has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Bengali films. Since 2000, he has choreographed different types of dance styles, and is known for his work on the Bollywood movies Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013), Singh Is Bliing (2015), Baby (2015), R... Rajkumar (2013), Rowdy Rathore (2012), and Dabangg 2 (2012).
Early life and career
Born and raised in Chennai, Deva grew up watching his father, a well-known choreographer in Malayalam movies, working on dancing rehearsals, leading him to develop an interest in choreography. In 1995, he began working with choreographers including Chinni Prakash and Tharun Kumar. In 2000, he met and began working with choreographer Ganesh Acharya. In 2002, when Deva was working as an assistant choreographer on Shakti: The Power, he happened to meet choreographer Prabhu Deva, who later asked him to assist in the film Lakshya song "Main Aisa Kyon Hoon". Later, Prabhu Deva offered him solo choreography for the Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana.
Deva is the brother of South Indian actress Nalini Ramarajan. He married Kamla Nair, the sister of Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya, on 29 November 1998. The couple has one child, Aishwarya.
|Aabra Ka Daabra||2004||Hindi|
|Something Something... Unnakum Ennakum||2006||Tamil|
|Money Hai Toh Honey Hai||2008||Hindi|
|Rowdy Rathore||Aa Re Pritam Pyaare||2012||Hindi|
|OMG – Oh My God!||Go Go Govinda||2012||Hindi|
|Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela||Ram Chahe Leela, Ishqiyan Dishqiya||2013||Hindi|
|Mr. Money||Boneless Biryani||2013||Hindi||Unreleased|
|R... Rajkumar||Gandi Baat, Sadi Ke Fall sa||2013||Hindi|
|Desi Kattey||Patnewali hoon, Albeliya||2014||Hindi|
|Singh Is Bliing||2015||Hindi|
|Kuch Kuch Locha Hai||Paaniwala Dance, Daaru peke Dance||2015||Hindi|
|Kya Kool Hain Hum 3||Jawaani Le Doobi||2016||Hindi|
|Ishq Forever||Bilkul Socha Na, Expectation and Title song||Upcoming||Hindi|
|Sarbjit||Tuglak Tuglak Tun||Upcoming||Hindi|
|Great Grand Masti||Upcoming||Hindi|
|Baa Baa Black Sheep||2004||Hindi|
|One Night Stand||Do Peg Maar, Ishq da sutts||Upcoming||Hindi|
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award
- Nominated, Apsara Award for Best Choreography in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela for the songs "Ishqyaun Dhishqyuan" & "Ram Chahe Leela"
Zee Cine Awards
- Nominated, Technical Award for Best Choreography in Rowdy Rathore for the song "Aa Re Pritam Pyare"