Saroj Khan opens academy in M'lore

Saroj Khan opens academy in M'lore

“I cannot speak. I can only dance,” said Khan launching the dance academy.
This academy was the brainchild of Khan and she decided to open the institute here as she was totally enthralled by Mangalore’s beauty and greenery during her previous visit two years back. She further added that the participants were good and have scope for improvement if they put in a little bit of practice.

“It’s a great achievement of Western Institute to get such an honoured person like Saroj Khan to Mangalore. Mangalore has talented dancers and if they are guided properly, we can have another Prabhu Deva or Michael Jackson,” opined MP Naleen Kumar Kateel.
“It does not matter if you win or lose. To dance in front of Saroj Khan is itself an great achievement,” said Regional Manager Udayavanni Aanand K.

The dance competition had solo rounds for three different age groups and group dance round for two different age groups. Sadwin S Shetty, Shreya J and Siri were declared winners of the solo competition upto 12 years. Gavin Joshua Rodrigues was the winner of solo from age group 12 to 15 years and the above 15 years solo was won by Gwyenne D’Souza. The winners were awarded with gold medals and cash prizes along with fee discounts to various courses in Western Institute of Technology and 25 per cent fee discount in Saroj Khan Dance Academy.

“I am thrilled to win this competition and am very happy to receive the prize from Saroj Khan,” said winner Gwyenne D’Souza.

MLA B Ramanath Rai, Daughter-in-law of Saroj Khan Shabnam Khan, Pandit’s Health Resort’s Lal Goel, Benefit India Limited Chairperson Ruby Agarwal, Western Institute of Technology President Walter Stephen Mendes were the other dignitaries present.