Toronto: Bosco and Caesar, renowned Bollywood choreographers, have launched Bosco Caesar Dance Academy in Brampton, popularly known as `Mini India`, to promote Bollywood industry in Canada.
"The Academy will offer its top students an opportunity to work in Bollywood in India," Bosco Martis and Caesar Gonsalves said after the inauguration.
The Academy would organise crash courses in Bollywood, semi-classical, fusion and contemporary Western dance like hip-hop, jazz, funk, street, they said.
Susan Fennell, Brampton Mayor, who also participated in the maiden dance class along with others, said it was a great honour for City of Brampton to have this Academy and it would go a long way in promoting Bollywood industry in Canada.
Bosco and Caesar have been a part of the Indian film industry for over 14 years and have choreographed more than 300 songs and music videos.
They have worked with Bollywood A-listers like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan,?Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and Kareena Kapoor.
The duo have worked in films like?`3 Idiots`, `Paa`, `Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara`, `Rowdy Rathore`, `Partner`, `Desi Boyz`?and recently released films like?`Gunday`, `Hasee Toh Phasee`?and?`Holiday`.
The academy is a joint venture of Bosco Caesar Dance Company (BCDC) and White Turtle Entertainment and would offer Indo-Canadians and others a career in performing arts by providing them a concrete dance base.
Bosco and Caesar said that their dance curriculum helps students overcome their shyness, develop self-conference, understanding the importance of health and fitness and development their musical and artistic sensibility.
BCDC would provide atleast four trained staff to the Academy and intellectual inputs. "We?will personally supervise training program from time to time," they said.
The academy would be managed by Sunray Entertainment Group, Ray Gupta, its top executive said and added that the group has been instrumental in presenting at least 100 shows in and around the Greater Toronto Area.