Back on popular demand, the Bollywood brigade made their way to watch Shiamak Davar’s Latest dance show, SELCOUTH.
As the word has gone around, Mumbai has been talking about Guru of Contemporary Dance, Shiamak Davar’s new contemporary production, SELCOUTH. After a series of packed shows, Shiamak treated the audiences with one more show and like its previous editions, this one was also completely house full.
Legendary Bollywood actresses known for their dance-ability, Helen and Hema Malini attended the show and both went back stage post the show to congratulate Shiamak. Film Director, Subhash Ghai who has worked with Shiamak on hits like Taal was completely amazed by the new body of work that Shiamak has introduced with this show. The latest heartthrob in Bollywood who also learnt dance under Shiamak’s guidance, Sushant Sinh Rajput gave a standing ovation along with the rest of the audience as a mark of respect for his guru. Also present for the show were Prateik Babbar, Hussain Kuwajerwala and wife Tina, Rajneesh Duggal, Kim Sharma, Preeti Jangiani, Parizad Zorabian, Pallavi Joshi, Rashmi Uday Singh, Hasina Jethmalani, television actors, Gautam and Anas and Marzi Pestonji.
Shiamak who has been doing these shows for his students and parents was overwhelmed and humbled by the response of the public. ‘After I opened the show to public inOctber, the word spread and people said I had to do another show! Unbelievable response, just to humbled by everyone’s support’. He went on to say ‘The show had only three to four professional dancers from my dance company, the rest of them were graduates from my one year dance certification program. With the right training and guidance, this is the magic that can be created. There are still a lot of people who want to watch the show, so will doing many more SELCOUTH shows’, said Shiamak.
Rare, Unusual, Marvellous and Wonderful, the meaning of SELCOUTH is exactly what the show was. The audience has goose bumps throughout the show. Holding a social message, an audio visual played made the audiences sensitive to the mistreatment of animals and women. With choreography that was trademark Shiamak, it involved