Karishma Chavan is an Indian Dancer and Choreographer . She did her B.A. in Political Science from Ramnarain Ruia College , Mumbai . She started dancing from the age of 6.
To put an edge on her dancing skills, she joined Shiamak Davar’s Institute for Performing Arts. She was also trained at Terence Lewis Dance Academy, Salsa India and Broadway Dance Centre.
She was also part of the all-girls dance group, ‘Female Fatale.’ In spite of being immensely talented, her weight was always seen as a hinderance to her talent by the people in the industry. Having faced body shaming , she didnt let the people let her down . However , she received immense encouragement and motivation from her family .
In 2009 , she participated in the reality dance show , Indian Dance League as a part of Kareena Kapoor's team namely Western Yodhas which was the winner of the show . She has performed in many reality dance shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye . In 2012 , she starred in the music video of the song Kathagaan by Kailash Kher . She made her acting debut in the film ABCD which was released in 2013.
She began her career as an assistant choreographer for various films which includes Shanghai (2012) and Gali Gali Chor Hai (2012) . She made her Bollywood Debut as a choreographer in Dolly Ki Doli which wa released in 2014 .
She has choreographed the songs in many Bollywood films namely Khoobsurat (2014) , Kick (2014) , Hasee Toh Phasee ( 2014 ) , Fredrick ( 2016 ) , Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana ( 2017 ) , Tumhari Sulu ( 2017 ) as well as Veere Di Wedding ( 2018 ) . She has also choreographed songs in a few Marathi movies . In 2019 , she was the captain of the reality dance show , Dance Plus 5 .
She has also choreographed songs of a few independent artists. The song Unstoppable by Ananya Birla and Lay You Down by Nanok was choreographed by Karishma Chavan. She has also choreographed advertisements for brands like Veet and Ajio Trends . She has also organized workshops across India to encourage people to follow their passion . She says nothing is impossible with hard work and dedication .
No dancer is perfect . They can only create a moment that is perfect .
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