Bollywood Dance School UK is the first Bollywood school (Post-Covid) to host their event at The Shaw Theatre, which is in the heart of central London and has played host to the biggest drama, dance musicals and concerts.
The professional Dance Team – Bollywood Dance Crew UK, who undergo intensive dance training, showcased various dance styles such as Indo-Contemporary, BollySwag and Commercial Bollywood led by the Artistic Directors – Shruti Shah & Rohan Shah.
The show was attended by Bollywood personality, ‘Raageshwari’ who has featured in Bollywood films alongside Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan.
Raageshwari Loomba Swaroop says, “Dance is such a powerful medium to feel positive. I love Rohan and Shruti and I love how they have brought together different genres and age groups. The strength of this show, especially where families are concerned is that it can cater to all age groups. That’s what Rohan and shruti have done. It’s a fantastic experience, and it continues.”
Raageshwari’s Interview Post-show.
Renowned UK based award-winning Singer, Navin Kundra, also witnessed this magical Bollywood extravaganza & couldn’t resist coming up on stage. He surprised the audience by announcing his next concert with the Bollywood Dance School’s core team of Dancers.
Navin Kundra says, “I couldn’t be more prouder of Rohan and Shruti and the whole team of what they have achieved, starting this business in the middle of a pandemic and teaching students online throughout the whole period and then putting it together in a live show like this, it’s been spectacular! It’s lovely to see the youngsters, the parents, the elderly, and everyone come together. Such a diverse cast and audience which always makes for a special show!”
Navin’s Interview Post-show.
Over 4,000 families of all the performers across the globe (India, UK, USA, Canada, Australia & many more) witnessed the show live on their YouTube Channel.
Over 100 kids & adults from across the UK (Leicester, Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Manchester) were trained Online via Zoom by their Senior Dance Instructor – Diya Lakhani. They came down to London on show-day to perform live, in front of a full-house audience!
The showcase also had a special segment dedicated to ‘LYCA GOLD’ presented by Lyca Radio host – Vallisa Chauhan, with Music ranging from 1960s to 1999, refreshing some nostalgic memories amongst the audience.
Raj Baddhan, CEO – Lyca Media (Lyca Radio & Lyca Gold), “We love the energy and enthusiasm Bollywood Dance School brings to this partnership. They find unique mediums to bring the Lyca Radio and Bollywood Dance School brands together and we’ve had an incredible journey so far! Our very own Vallisa couldn’t stop talking about how incredible it was to see so much talent and support for this talent at SPOTLIGHT. Well done to Rohan and Shruti on another successful year and event!”
Mango Marketing & Events – The official marketing partner had some of the biggest names in the South Asian Industry come together to support the event, including Sony TV UK, Lyca Radio, Shree Krishna Vada Pau (SKVP), Shana Foods and Quality Foods Online.
Nidhi Sharma, Managing Director, Mango Marketing & Events, “Bollywood Dance School not only provide a platform for talent to perform and thrive, but also bring a like-minded community together so beautifully through dance. Our partners believe in the vision of Bollywood Dance School and enjoy the brand exposure they receive through unique, interactive, and organic mediums. We welcome brands who wish to be part of one of London’s youngest and most successful dance schools.”
Miyrah Mistry, SONY Pictures Networks – Marketing Manager, Europe, “SONY Pictures Networks has always supported local talent. We have been working with Bollywood Dance School UK since they first launched in 2020. It has been a successful journey so far. Together we have been able to create a platform and organise events like Spotlight for the students to show off their talent. During the pandemic, we were able to support students by motivating them with online classes. The online dance show that Bollywood Dance School UK put together during this time was incredible too, which we also aired on SONY TV. It is always amazing to watch the dancers, especially these young children perform live in front of a large audience with so much confidence. We look forward to our continued partnership with Bollywood Dance School UK and their team.”