Dance maestro Sandip Soparrkar dressed in his favourite designer Deepak Shah, was in high spirits as he hosted the press conference to unveil the trophy and logo of Phoenix Market city presents “India Dance Week” season 4. National Award winning Actress Neetu Chandra along with actress Sharbani Mukherji and others came together to grace the dance festival which is in its 4th year at Atrium 6 of Phoenix Market city, Kurla.
‘India Dance Week’ is the first ever two day dance festival celebrated on International Dance Day in India (29-30th April), where varied dance forms come together on one single platform. Day two is the day of mega competition where participants come from different parts of the country and perform on varied dance styles.
The evening started with enthusiastic Indian classical and folk dance performances from Uma Rele’s ‘Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya’ followed by ballerinas from Villoo Bharucha’s School of Ballet. Brian Fernandes’ troupe and Sandip Soparrkar’s Ballroom Studio followed with their performances too. Shahzeen Cassum presented some intricate moves and Ashwin Pandey from folk fitness entertained the audience with a fun filled workout dance.
Sandip Soparrkar along with underprivileged children from Smile Foundation danced on hit song Tamma Tamma and he was also seen performing with Sharbani Mukherji on the theme of Acid attacks, supporting Atijeevan Foundation.
Neetu Chandra who also danced to her hit song Ada along with the dynamic choreographer unveiled the trophy, cut the traditional cake, and looked very enthusiastic and upbeat while performing an impromptu dance on stage.
Speaking on the occasion choreographer Sandip Soparrkar said, “I want to thank Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla for yet again hosting the 4th edition of India Dance Week. This is one unique festival which is for the dancers by the dancers and I am thrilled that this year too our motto Dance for a cause has taken a beautiful turn with Smile foundation and Atijeevan Foundation stepping in to join hands with us.” Excited Neetu Chandra said, “I am honoured to unveil the gorgeous trophy of 4th India Dance Week, I feel proud to say that this is the only dance festival of India where all kinds of dances are tied together in one thread of passion, I wish Sandip Soparrkar a superb successful show this year.”
The 4th edition of ‘India Dance Week’ has begun with a call for registrations and auditions for dance enthusiasts from across the country with no age bar. So anyone and everyone who is a dance lover can apply for the grand competition. Mr Rajendra Kalkar, President (West) of Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla said “We are glad that India Dance Week is growing year after year, we have already received applications from all over the country in just two days of the announcement. Keeping in mind the talent what’s showing up we are sure that Sandip Soparrkar and the jury will have a great time choosing the winner.”