Jackie Shroff, Sandip Soparrkar honoured at Navi Mumbai International Film Fest

NEW DELHI: Senior Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff and choreographer cum ballroom dancer Sandip Soparrkar received special honours at the Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) 2015 for their contribution in cinema. 


The Festival showcased more than 400 films from over countries in its second edition.


Soparrkar was especially honoured for his fantastic work in Hollywood and Bollywood films. “Sandip is a maestro in various forms of dance and has done immense work in spreading the dance culture across the country and the world. Many film stars from Bollywood and Hollywood have been trained by him and the young aspirants and artistes are learning from his great experience,” said Festival founder and chairman Sachin Khanna.


Soparrkar has choreographed for several films including 7 Khoon Maaf, Mangal Pandey and Kites, and has popularised Bollywood dance on the international platform, apart from choreographing for icons like Britney Spears and Madonna. Through this art, he has also raised funds for various causes world over.


Soparrkar said, “I feel humbled to be receiving this honour in front of so many film lovers from all over the world.”


The NMIFF was founded with the idea to showcase the talent and creativity of filmmakers from all over the world in Navi Mumbai. 

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