Vitthal Patil

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Vitthal Patil[1][2]
Born (1975-01-14) 14 January 1975 (age 43)
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
OccupationChoreographer, Actor, Producer
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Pallavi Tolye patil
ChildrenDivij Patil
Parent(s)Yallappa Krishna Patil(Father)
Ratnabai Yallappa Patil (Mother)

Vitthal Patil is an Indian dancer, choreographer, film actor and producer.[3] He was part of the reality dance show, Halla Bol, as a judge on ETV Marathi. He has choreographed for various films such as Naach, Khoya Khoya Chand, Dus Kahaniyaan, Acid Factory, Hijack and Aa Dekhen Zara. He also produced the film Ringan[4][5][6] which received the National Award for best Marathi Movie, and he also acted, produced and choreographed in his recent film Youngraad. He holds the honor of winning titles for shows like Dance Premier League and Zara Nachke Dikha.

Early life[edit]

Vitthal Patil was born in a middle-class farmer’s family in Malikwad at Belgaum district, Karnataka. He is the youngest of seven siblings. In his initial years, Vitthal would spend his time farming and attending school. He studied Arts at Wadai College (Pune). Later, he completed a course to become an Electrician from Industrial training institute (Pune) and went on to work at NCVT Hindustan Antibiotics (Pune) for one year. He also completed an internship at TELCO Pune. He has always been a sportsperson and has represented Maharashtra in athletic meets.


After spending a year working for Hindustan Antibiotics (Pune), Patil visited Mumbai for a vacation and to meet his friends from the industry. These friends took him to see film shoots, dance sequences, and the rest of production. This experience encouraged him to take dance seriously, and to pursue professional dance.

Patil started his Bollywood career as a background dancer with Choreographers like Farah Khan, Saroj Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Ahmed Khan and Remo D'Souza among many others, after which he partnered with Harshall Kamat[7] . He went on to choreograph winners of Nach Baliye, Dance Premier League[8] and other such dance reality shows and music videos. Vitthal Patil has been in this industry over 12 years. During this tenure he has choreographed international stage shows, Bollywood shows, Hindi, Marathi and various South Indian films. He has also choreographed corporate launches, feature films, ad films and music videos. His film Ringan[9] earned him fame as a producer, as it won the 63rd National Award[10][11][12] .

He also appeared on various TV shows such as Nautanki The Comedy Theatre, Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe, Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur, Comedy Circus Ke Mahabali, Sab Ki Holi, Comedy Ka Jashn, Screen Awards, Indian Idol, Just Dance, Aaja Mahivey, He also won Zara Nachke Dikha and was a judge on the ETC Marathi show Halla Bol.



Year Title Producer Actor Choreographer Language Role Notes
2004 Naach Yes Hindi
2004 Santosha Yes Kannada
2004 Aapthudu Yes Telugu Remake of Hindi film Ghatak: Lethal
2004 Shock Yes Tamil
2005 James Yes Hindi
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai Yes Hindi
2006 Shiva Yes Hindi
2006 Asadhyudu Yes Telugu
2006 Aadi Lakshmi Yes Telugu
2007 GO Yes Hindi
2007 Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag Yes Hindi
2007 Khoya Khoya Chand Yes Hindi
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Yes Hindi
2007 Anumanaspadam Yes Telugu
2007 Evadaithe Nakenti Yes Telugu
2008 Hijack Yes Hindi
2009 Acid Factory Yes Hindi
2009 Aa Dekhen Zara Yes Hindi
2009 Gallit Gondhal Dillit Mujra Yes Marathi Directed by Nagesh Bhonsle
2010 The Film Emotional Atyachar Yes Hindi
2010 Pankh Yes Hindi
2010 Horn 'Ok' Pleassss Yes Hindi
2010 Tee Ratra Yes Marathi Viju Mane
2012 72 Miles - Ek Pravas Yes Marathi Directed by Rajiv Patil
2012 Vanshvel Yes Marathi Rajiv Patil
2013 Sona Spa Yes Hindi
2013 Oonga Yes Hindi
2014 Baware Premi Hey Yes Marathi Ajay Nayak
2014 Saturday Sunday Yes Marathi Makrand Deshpandey
2014 Rakandar Yes Marathi Mrunali patil unreleased
2015 Kairao Tumi Yes Marathi Mrunali Patil unreleased
2015 Nachom-ia Kumpasar [13] Yes Marathi Bardroy Barretto
2016 Game Yes Kannada
2017 Tu Hai Mera Sunday Yes Hindi
2017 Ringan [14][15][16] Yes Yes Marathi
2018 Shikari Yes Marathi Viju Mane
2018 Monkey baat Yes Marathi Viju mane
2018 Youngraad [17][18][19][20] Yes Yes Yes Marathi Directed by Makarand Mane


Year Show Network Role Notes
2006 Nach Baliye Season 2 Star Plus Winning Team Choreographer Tina Kuwajerwala and Hussain Kuwajerwala, Winners
2012 Comedy Ka Welcome Sony TV
2017 Lagir Zal Ji Zee TV Marathi TV Series

Stage appearances[edit]

  • A.R. Rahman's Live Concert
  • Directed & Choreographed Ajay Atul's concert
  • Walt Disney

Other Works[edit]


  1. ^ "Choreographer Vitthal patil Speaks on How To Be A Better Dancer".
  2. ^ "Choreographer Vitthal Patil speaks on how to be a better dancer".
  3. ^ Vitthal Patil on APSA Academy
  4. ^ "Ringan".
  5. ^ "London Indian Film Festival: Birmingham Programme". 2016. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  6. ^ "सामूहिक जिद्दीने साकारले यशाचे 'रिंगण'" [Team work gets success for 'Ringan']. Sakal (in Marathi). 17 January 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Meet choreographers Harshal Kamat and Vitthal Patil".
  8. ^ "Sony rides on IPL buzz; to replace Boogie Woogie with DPL".
  9. ^ Joshi, Purva (11 August 2016). "All you need to know about Ringan, the National Award-winning Marathi film". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  10. ^ "63rd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  11. ^ "And the German Star of India 2015 goes to". Stuttgart Indian Film Festival. Archived from the original on 1 April 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  12. ^ "View Schedule for 19th International Children's Film Festival of India" (PDF). International Children's Film Festival of India. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  13. ^ Nachom-ia Kumpasar on IMDb
  14. ^ "National Award winning Marathi film Ringan set for theatrical release".
  15. ^ "National award-winning film Ringan set for release".
  16. ^ "Ringan Marathi Movie Review".
  17. ^ "YOUNGRAAD".
  18. ^ "Vay Youngraad Zhalay Song".
  19. ^ "Youngraad Song - Goth Ramachi".
  20. ^ "Youngraad Song - Saye".
  21. ^ "Coles - Feed your family".
  22. ^ "KICKAPOO - Bangladesh".

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