Indian choreographer known for her work on hit Bollywood films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Lagaan.
She got her start as an assistant to Chinni Prakash.
She won a National Film Award for Best Choreography in 2000 for her work on the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Her older sister, Shruti Merchant, is also a choreographer.
She and David Dhawan were both judges on the competitive TV series Nach Baliye 3.