Indianapolis, Apr8: Beech Grove-based Bollywood Beats organised 'JASHN 2019', here on Sunday, which showcased extravagant dances and foot tapping music keeping the IUPUI Campus Center Theater packed and spell-bound.
The spectators continuously clapped, cheered for every spectacular moves executed by the performers. Attired in their best costumes the performers gave a dazzling display. They won the hearts of those who thronged the venue to witness the show. The program commenced with 'Pancha Bhuta' enthralling dance that can be perceived by all five senses -- hearing, touch, sight, taste and smell.
Synergy performance was a scintillating combination of Raas Garba and Bollywood dance by synergy Dance Company of Wishes Dance Studio. It was choreographed by Bollywood Beats. Emily Bickel, Rachel Guest, Shea Koley, Lauren Smith and Sydney Suter were the elegant performers. Valor--journey of the Real Heroes --depicted the life of a soldier filled with perseverance, courage, dedication, sacrifice, happiness and love. The enactment of the popular Hindi film 'Border' scene was appreciated and loved by the spectators the most.
Bollywood Tussaud introduced the spectators Who is Who of Bollywood, showcasing their moves on foot tapping numbers. All performers, led by founder of the Bollywood Beats Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti, assembled at the stage to thank the spectators for making the show a grand success. Bollywood Beats is a registered student organization at IUPUI. The pride of Bollywood Beats is it's professional dance troupe that performs at private, professional and charity events in Indiana and Illinois.
The troupe members are trained, skilled and talented dancers that present engergetic, lively performances and stage shows. Jenny, Prerna, Aayushi, Arathi, Deepak, Sanket, Priya, Sonali, Shruti, Vinny, Sarthak, Vedant, Ayesha, Yashi, Kamala, Dipali, Ebin, Raj, Gautami, Niharika, Rachana, Varsha, Aakansha and Lorissa are members of this fabulous troupe. Bollywood Beats Academy performers were Kavya Sheth, Anisha Anand, Samreen Khandker, Jasmine Singh, Matangi Joshi, Anusha Guda, Danielle Lewis, Simran Brar, Meredith Shelton, Supriya Singh, Ravinder Singh, Shweta Rao, Meghna Naik, Samantha Vidal, Lakshi Nithin, Taylor Higgins, Usha Subramanian, Riyal Patel, Carina Oza, Shriya Jain, Ananya Munjaal, Khushi Shah and Sayee Shinde.
Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti also applauded the sponsors of the show. Tandoor and Tikka was the diamond sponsor while gold sponsors were Excell Insurance, Shaloo Munjaal (Berkshire Hathaway, Real Estate and Hoosier Pediatric Dengal Group. Indy Tax Services, Super Salon and Day Spa and Signarama were silver sponsors. Lakshya Arora (New your Life Insurance) and David Cronnin (Remax Real Estate) were the donors. Jenny also thanked IUPUI and the Campus Center Staff for their assistance and cooperation during the shows.
Two little girls -- Olivia and Elly -- were impressed with the colorful dresses and amazing display by the performers. "Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti Bollywood Beats Annual Performance JASHN just gets better year after year and leaves audience with awe. Your creativity, visuals, costumes and choreography was simply amazing in all of the acts. It is hard to pick one favorite whether it was the story of soldiers of courage, rigor, teamwork and service or Bollywood museum of Tussade with medley of melodious popular numbers or dance representation of five elements," wrote Ruppal Thaker Thanawala on Facebook.
"With a brilliant dancer and visionary idea as her calling, Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti, the Founder and guiding force behind the Bollywood Beats, got to work to share her talents with Indiana. The 2019 JASHN lived up to the billing on the Program Cover: "Spectacular performance by Bollywood Beats and their Extravagant Dances, Foot Tapping (rocking) Music" at the IUPUI Campus Center Theater in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon......," commented noted artist and community leader KP Singh.(UNI)