It was a double bonanza for Bollywood choreographers as they celebrated choreographer’s day and Farah Khan’s birthday
Farah Khan was in for a pleasant surprise when all the choreographers gathered at Raheja Classique celebrated her birthday.
The families of Late Choreographers Shri Satyanarayan Master, Shri Badri Prasad, Shri Surya Kumar, Shri Benjamin Herman, Shri Sohanlal B, Shri Hiralal B, Shri Gopi Kishan, Shri P.L. Raj, Shri Sohanlal Khanna, Shri Manohar Naidu, Shri Suresh Bhatt, Shri Kamal, Shri Subal Sarkar and Shri Sachin Shankar collected the awards on their behalf for their contribution in the field of choreography.
The New Award winning choreographers included Ahmed Khan, Bosco & Ceaser, Remo D’Souza, Longinus Fernandes, Ganesh Hegde, Ganesh Acharya, Shruti Merchant, Habiba Rehman, Bhushan Lakhandhari, Umesh Jaadhav, Bhupendra Sayan(Bhupi), Pappu Khanna, Ricky Gupta, Ram Devan, Kannu Mukherji, Narendra Pandit and Deepali Vichare.
Jay Borade, Shiamak Davar, Saroj Khan, Farah Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant and Chinni & Rekha Prakash were felicitated as National Award Winning Choreographers. The AV of their award winning songs was also played.
Also awarded under veteran choreographer category were Kiran Kumar, Madhav Kishan, Vijay & Oscar, Baba Herman, Praveen Kumar, Shankar Vyas and Chinno Kumar.
Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant were seen bonding together. Remo and Terence kept each other’s company throughout the event. Ahmed Khan made a late entry.
Hema Malini also graced the event with her presence and was seen bonding a lot with Saroj Khan. The dance director's association had organised the event and also felicitated the fellow choreographers for their achievements in the field of dancing.