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Kunal Kapoor announces 5th edition of Sandip Soparrkar’s  – India Dance Week – Dance for a Cause

A very first platform to give dance its due respect– Phoenix MarketCity in association with Sandip Soparrkar’s iconic India Dance Week – Dance for a Cause is back with an all-new season. Changing the way dance is perceived in the country, IDW lent Ummeed to countless dancers across the country. The platform introduced some spectacular talent each season, made a distinct mark for themselves in the entertainment fraternity. For the very first time, people across the country sat up and started looking at dance, choreography and allied fields as serious career avenues. This game changer set higher and higher benchmarks with each successive season and consistently outdid itself in showcasing brilliance and innovation in dance. Now in its fifth season, the Dance competition will present itself in the form of the ‘Biggest Battleground of Dance’, where each participant will scale new horizons of perfection, poise, presence and grace and challenge the others to BeatThat! A nationwide hunt to scout for India’s most talented dancers began now. Contestants will undergo layers of screening and finally the most deserving candidates were hand-picked by Ace choreographer Sandip Soparrkar, who has made almost all top Bollywood celebrities dance to his moves.  Bollywood well known actor Kunal Kapoor, actress Sharbani Mukherji and others came together to unveil the trophy and the logo of this prestigious dance festival which is in its 5th year now at Atrium 6 of Phoenix Market city, Kurla. 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 performed hip hop and street dances and Sandip Soparrkar’s Ballroom Studio presented some Classic Ballroom dances and Shreyas Desai along with his dynamic dancers presented various India Folk dances. “India Dance Week’ is the first ever two day dance festival celebrated on International Dance Day in India (28-29th April), where varied dance forms be it Indian or International classical, Indian or international folk, Ballroom, Bollywood, Hip Hop or contemporary all come together on one single platform. This year the two causes which will be brought to light are ; Drug Abuse and care for mentally challenged people. To showcase the association Autistic and mentally challenged individuals from Advitya  Foundation were seen dancing on hit Bollywood number choti se Hassi choti se khooshi. And Sandip Soparrkar along with his dancers presented a small teaser of the dance drama that he is Choreographing and... read more

Actress Heena Panchal learning Pole Dance under the guidance of Smilie Suri

Actress Heena Panchal has been sending the temperatures soaring with her latest dance moves. This is not any dance move for her film but dance moves to keep herself fit. For the uninitiated, pole-dancing is not just relegated to saucy stripper acts – it is the buzzword for fitness and health among celebs nowadays.Heena joins the bandwagon of actresses who have taken up pole dancing as a fitness regime.‘Malaika’ of south Indian film Heena Panchal has given all her fans serious fitness goals by posting her work out videos on her Instagram account. Pole dancing is what she has a taken a liking to lately to keep herself fit. The video comes from the actress’ dance session with her pole dance instructor Kalyug Actress Smilie Suri who is giving Pole Training to her. Heena’s known to be one of the fittest actresses in the industry and she works very hard to maintain that shape. Heena has just shared a sizzling video where she is dancing on the pole donning a bold avatar.      Heena Panchal Said, “Pole dancing is a great way to work on your fitness. It’s not only a great form of exercise but a whole lot of fun too, that’s the reason it’s gaining popularity. Smilie Suri is a great teacher you should join her and she is organizing Shakti Pole Camp 1.0 which is happening in May from 3rd to 6th May Art in Motion Khar. Please come and join”. ————-Pigeon Media (Abhishek Dubey... read more

Smilie Suri Kalyug Actress Latest Obsession Is Rope Mallakhamb

Actress Smilie Suri who was in news because of her Pole Dancing now once again she is making media headline because of her new ways to stay fit and healthy. Smilie Suri has decided to make our summer worse. The diva that is fitness conscious loves to explore all the possible ways to stay fit and her obsession is Rope Mallakhamb or anti-gravit yoga. Now days she is learning rope Mallakhamb at Shree samartha Vyayam Mandir, Dadar from renowned Guru Uday V. Deshpande.  She is all gearing up for their daily dose of rope Mallakhamb , a fitness fad that is slowly becoming the talk of the town. Smilie now wants to spread the news and educate people about the wonderful benefits of the fitness program. On the other side Smilie Suri Organizing Shakti Pole Camp to be held in Bandra, on the 3rd & 6th May 2018. I will be conducting the training on Pole Mallakhamb and Rope Mallakhamb, in this camp. It is especially meant for the Women Empowerment, for awakening of Women’s Inner Shakti. It is best way to release stress, make the mind more calm, & at peace.   Uday V. Deshpande said, “Smilie had frequent attacks of depression, severe Thyroid problems and other challenges, when she came to me. I encouraged her to go to Singapore, for Pole Fitness. Now, she has improved a lot. She got rid of depression, still fighting with the Thyroid problem, now of lower intensity. I am sure, she will be hundred percent cured and will be completely successful in her mission. She is now bringing her Teacher Milla Tenorio from Dubai, who can be a Role Model for all the youngsters. I am sure, all the participants will be benefitted by her experience and expertise”. Well, the actress has already started rehearsing for the D-day; here’s the glimpse of it… Pigeon Media- (Abhishek... read more

Manju Lodha Received Two Prestigious Awards

Wockhardt Foundation in association with Divyaj Foundation and Lions Club International instituted Women of Wonder Awards 2018 to honour the women achievers in India from different walks of life. The awards were held recently at the Turf Club, Mumbai. The Women of Wonder Awards 2018 celebrated and recognized accomplishments of emerging women leaders who represent the next generation of leaders across a wide range of disciplines. The awards recognised women leaders from categories across business, sports, government, social responsibility, arts, media etc. In all, there were 23 categories in which awards were presented. On this occasion, the awards were conferred by Guest of Honor-Amruta Fadnavis along with Chief Guest, Mrs. Anandiben Patel, Honorable Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Amruta Fadnavis presents an award to Author and Social Activist Manju Lodha. On The other side Phoenix Power Women Awards 2018 was held recently in Mumbai. Sandip Soparrkar presented Phoenix Power Women Awards 2018 to Manju Lodha for his wonderful contribution in the field of social work. She shared pictures on their social networking accounts thanking Phoenix market city for appreciating their work. The aim of these awards was to encourage women empowerment and bridge the social... read more

Dancer and Choreographer Varsha Naik lead a dance fitness event to support Breast Cancer Research program

Women these days, have a lot on their mind, be it their career, marriage or kids. But between all this, take a break and think when was the last time you visited a doctor to get your breasts examined for lumps? In Support of Breast cancer awareness and research, choreographer and entrepreneur, Varsha Naik of Navrang Dance Academy (New Jersey) and Menlo Park Lions club along with instructor ZIN Sumathy Iyer and Shivani Verma raised their voice in support of Breast cancer research and awareness. They organized a Zumba fitness charity event with a 90 minute nonstop Zumbathon, supported by Suhag Jewelers, NJ. The event was attended by hundreds women from all walks of life.  The crowd had a lot of fun as various Latin American songs and Bollywood themed fitness music was played. Music has no language and when we use music for health and fitness it helps with physical and mental health believed Ms.Naik. “We need to support each other and come together to fight breast cancer. Dance can be a wonderful medium that can bring awareness and positivity. We are trying our best to raise funds for this cause”, she said. The proceeds from this event will be donated to RWJ Breast Cancer research program. The event got a generous support from local businesses like Mr. Surendra Kumar of Suhag Jewelers, Akbar Restaurant and many more. Mrs. Anu kumari from Suhag Jewelers Sponsored pink T-shirt to all the participants as a token of support for this cause. Zin Lion Varsha Naik always believes in giving back to the society and this event was a perfect way to celebrate womanhood and donate to a worthy cause, she said. We believe that all women should consciously make an effort to take care of their health as strong and healthy women make a healthy society!! Navrang Dance Academy in Association with Menlo Park Lions club have always done such social cause events and plan to offer more opportunities to the community to participate and make a difference. Volunteers from Menlo Park Lions club also attended and supported this event. ———–Pigeon Media (Abhishek Dubey... read more

Heena Panchal Photoshoot while doing Workout in Gym

The present generation is very obsessed with working out and following diet in order to keep fit and have a healthy body, the perks of which is a good look as well. Celebrities all over the world are one level more obsessed than others in order to keep their body toned as they have to look very appealing on screen. Bollywood is even more obsessed with lean toned body for actresses and six pack abs for actors. Due to the competition and the urge to look good, the actresses are constantly seen working out and losing weight so as to fit into those itsy bitsy bikini and look super-hot on the big screen. Since they are also role models to a number of youth fans around the world, the pressure to look good is more. Model come actress Heena Panchal is the ones who set an example and showed their obsession to fitness. Now whether it is strength training or cardio, Pilates, Weight Lifting or yoga, Heena Panchal include distinctive types of exercise in their workout plan to stay in shape and stay healthy.  Heena has so far has danced in item songs in several films including Ae Raja, Mohalle Mein Hookah, Bevda-Bevda, Raju O Raju, Takmak Takmak. Choreographer Saroj Khan once said about Heena – “I am giving Bollywood a new dancing diva and skilled dancer.” ———Pigeon Media- (Abhishek Dubey... read more

Actress Heena Panchal Birthday Bash

A Bollywood performer and dancer, people often call her ‘Malaika’ of south Indian film. The very hot and sensational beauty of Bollywood Heena Panchal is stealing the limelight. She was seen celebrating her birthday along with her friends, Family and colleagues. Everyone was seen enjoying the party till wee hours. Looks like they partied till sunrise!       Heena has so far has danced in item songs in several films including Ae Raja, Mohalle Mein Hookah, Bevda-Bevda, Raju O Raju, Takmak Takmak. Choreographer Saroj Khan once said about Heena – “I am giving Bollywood a new dancing diva and skilled dancer.” ———Pigeon Media (Abhishek... read more

OMG! TV Actor Aansh Arora Is Dating Delhi Based Fashion Designer

According to Reports Aansh Arora Is Dating This Delhi Based Girl Since He Was Doing Theater In Delhi. The Heartthrob Actor Aansh Arora Who Made His Debut With &TV Show ‘”Queens” Always Makes Headlines For Some Or The Other Reason. Earlier He Replaced TV Hunk Karan Wahi In Barun Sobti and Surbhi Jyoti’s Web Series Tanhaiyan. And Recently There Was A Buzz In Social Networking Sites when The Samar’s Character Which He Played In Colors Tv Show “Kasam Tere Pyaar ki” Track Ended. “The Role Liked By Millions Of Viewers”. But! This Time The News Is Breaking Hearts Of Many Girls As He Is Dating Delhi Girl. The Rumors Were Out When Recently Aansh Arora Visited Delhi For A Fashion Show Event, Where He Was Seen With This Girl Hand In Hand. And Some Sources From The Sets Where Aansh Arora Was Shooting For His Upcoming Web Series “Ishq Mushq” Also Spilled The Beans That The Girl Came On Set To Meet Him. While The Actor Never Gave Any Statement Denying Or Accepting His love. BUT We Have Sourced Images Of The Duo In Which Both Are Enjoying Some Private Time Together “The Pictures Says It All” The Pictures Apparently Taken From Insta. The Pictures Suggest That Aansh Arora Might Be On Shahid Kapoor’s Footsteps And Settle Down With A Delhi Girl. The Girl Is Beautiful According to the source Her Name Is Hema And We Hope That The Duo Will Soon Make Their Relationship Public. ——–Pigeon Media(Abhishek... read more

Actress Heena Panchal Celebrate The Festival of Colours

Colours ruled the streets as people of all ages with faces and clothes smeared in myriad of hues celebrated Holi, from youngsters and the elderly, the ‘gulal’ spared none as revellers danced to the accompaniment of drums.Actress Heena Panchal was seen celebrating festival of colours with her friends and having fun to the fullest. Heena has so far has danced in item songs in several films including Ae Raja, Mohalle Mein Hookah, Bevda-Bevda, Raju O Raju, Takmak Takmak. Choreographer Saroj Khan once said about Heena – “I am giving Bollywood a new dancing diva and skilled dancer.”  Abhishek... read more

Varsha Naik one of the first Indian women to perform in New York Broadway Dance show

Varsha Naik from New Jersey is one of the first Indian American artist to perform, direct and choreograph a Bollywood number for “Dancing in the Spotlight” a well-known and famous Broadway Dance show in the prestigious Symphonic theatre in New York. India is overflowing with talent with its wide population and increasingly interesting talent coming together to make something even better. Varsha and her team are extremely thrilled and excited that they got this opportunity to showcase Indian Dance form in a Broadway Dance show for spotlight production. “It’s not every day that a performer and choreographer gets this opportunity and I’m humbled and happy, “she said. 22 talented and well-trained students from Navrang Dance academy will showcase Bollywood glamor. The event will have other international dance groups and performers too. The teams will be judged on the basis of creativity, costumes and originality. Navrang dance academy plans to showcase the best performers from NY and NJ who have been practicing very hard. Varsha Naik personally auditioned these talented artists/ dancers and wants to ensure everyone puts their best foot forward. They will be performing on a very famous Bollywood number which will also reflect the cultural richness of India. Navrang Dance academy students and performers have participated and won many tristate (NY NJ CT) area competitions and they feel it’s a positive step forward for the academy to display their talent in Broadway. We wish Varaha Naik and her team the best! ———Pigeon Media (Abhishek Dubey... read more

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