Mumbai: Being on a film magazine cover is a big honour in itself, it shows international dominance of the person on the cover. This is the first time in the history of any Bollywood Magazine, that a Choreographer has been given an exclusive cover. Sandip Soparrkar is the only dancer choreographer who is featured on the July issue cover of Films Today Magazine.
Mr S P Ahuja, Mumbai President, All India Anti Terrorist Front, Mr Rajesh Shrivastav, Chief Editor, Films Today along with dance guru Sandip Soparrkar, launched the cover of the bollywood Magazine ‘Films Today.’ The event was hosted by the dynamic Ratan Pratap at the colourful Taste of Punjab in India’s entertainment capital Mumbai. At the launch Sandip Soparrkar with his student Ankita Dolawat performed a bollywood style tango on the old Bollywood track ‘ek ajnabi Haseena se’.
Addressing the gathering, Sandip Soparrkar appreciated the work of people associated with the magazine and praised the team behind the sensational picture. Mr Rajesh Shrivastav introduced the team; designer Chhaya Gandhi, who designed a shocking pink jacket with purple patola collar depicting the vibrant essence of India and it’s dance culture, USA based photographer Jyothi Bhuvanraj and proudly informed that the cover picture was shot at the scenic, New Jersey Gardens, in The United States of America.
Sandip Soparrkar Said, “I want to thank everyone behind Films Today magazine for choosing me and giving me the honour to be on the cover. This is the first time any Bollywood choreographer is featured on a Bollywood magazine cover. It is indeed a privilege, I am humbled that a dancer is given such an opportunity which mostly is the domain of actors and models”.
Mr Rajesh Shrivastav, owner and editor Films Today Magazine said, “I have been a great admirer of Sandip and his work so when I was planning who to feature on the July cover I could think of no one but him. Who better than the hot and sexy Sandip on our cover my team and me thought. I am glad to lead the way and put a Bollywood dancer choreographer on our cover page.”
Films today is a bollywood Magazine with international repute, apart from India it has its presence in Mauritius, China, Cambodia, Bahrain and Thailand and is soon going to expand its wings into Canada, Malaysia and South Africa.