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Many dancers may come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but his dance lives forever in hearts and he is none other than ‘Remo D’Souza’ who is an eminent Indian Actor, Director, and Choreographer. From a background artist in a movie Pardes to becoming one of the most loved and successful choreographers of the film industry, that’s what success looks like.
He has learned about dance until now is on his own by watching movies, music videos, etc. used to watch Michael Jackson dance steps on the television and then choreograph his own steps by adding something extra. He is better known for venturing the first 3D dance-based film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance which received positive reviews from critics.
Recently, he hits the headlines after suffering from a heart attack and was admitted to the ICU.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 2 April 1972, Remo will turn 49 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 170 in centimeters and 5’7” in feet and inches. He is a well-built guy with body measurements of 39 inches chest, 31 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.
Being a fitness Enthusiast, he seems very fit and healthy and weighs 60 in kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds approximately. His Dak brown eye color and his black hair make his personality even more dapper.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Remo D’Souza is Rs 50 Crores approx.
Education / Family
Remo was born in Bengaluru, India, and raised up in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. She was born in a Hindu family but later converted to Christianity. He is born to his father Gopi Nair (Air force officer) and his mother Madhaviyamma (Housewife).
He has been grown up with his elder brother Ganesh Gopi and three younger sisters whose names are not known. As for his education, he completed his schooling at The Air Force School, Jamnagar, but during his HSC board exam, he immediately left school and went to Mumbai to pursue her career as a dancer and choreographer.
|Real Name||Ramesh Gopi Nair|
|Birth Place||Bengaluru, India|
|Date Of Birth||2 April 1972|
|Age||49 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 170 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 60 kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Profession||Actor, Director, Choreographer|
|School||The Air Force School, Jamnagar, Gujarat|
|Religion||Christianity (converted from Hinduism)|
|Home Town||Jamnagar, Gujarat, India|
|Debut||Directorial: F.A.L.T.U (2011)
Choreography: Bollywood Dreams (1995)
Acting: Aflatoon (1997)
|Fathers Name||Gopi Nair|
|Sister||3 (name not known)|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he choreographed a number of films and made his television debut with the dance reality show Dance India Dance as judge and mentor. He made his debut as a director with the comedy film F.A.L.T.U. After that, he directed the dance-based film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance which received positive reviews from critics.
He directed the sequel of the ABCD franchise, titled ABCD 2 in 2015. Thereafter, he appeared as a judge in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa with the Indian actress Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar. After that, he was featured as the “super judge” on the prime-time dance show Dance Plus.
He directed another film Flying Jatt in 2016 which starring Tiger Shroff, and Jacqueline Fernandez. Thereafter, he judged the (season 2–3) of Dance Plus and the reality show Dance Champions.
Later, he directed the film Race 3 which starred Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, and Freddy Daruwala. After that, he directed the third installment of ABCD Franchise titled ”Street Dancer 3D in 2020 which starred Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Punit Pathak, Raghav Juyal, Dharmesh Yelande, Nora Fatehi, Salman Yusuff Khan, and Varthika Jha.
The film’s soundtrack also received a positive response from critics. Apart from that, he choreographed many music videos such as Baby Marvake Maanegi, GF BF Song, Baby Girl, Log Kya Kahenge, Swag Se Solo, Saaton Janam, and Vande Mataram.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with his girlfriend Lizelle D’Souza who is a Costume designer by profession. He is blessed with two sons Gabriel D’Souza and Dhruv D’Souza.
|Wife||Lizelle D’Souza (Costume designer)
|Children||Son – Gabriel D’Souza and Dhruv D’Souza
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan|
|Favorite Actress||Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Dancer(s)||Michael Jackson|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Remo D’Souza
- He banned non-veg food on the sets of ABCD 2 due to devotional reasons.
- When he moved to Mumbai, after completing his schooling, he opened a dance class in Mumbai titled Super Brats with 4 students initially.
- He used to live at Bandra station, Mumbai, in his struggling days.
- He is born with the name of Ramesh Gopi Nair but later he changed it to Remo D’Souza after converting himself to Christian.
- He is highly inspired by famous dancer Michael Jackson throughout his life.
- In his childhood, his father wanted him to join the Indian Air Force as his father was a chef in the Indian Air Force.
- He was an athlete and won prizes in the 100-meter race during his schooling days.
- He won the International Indian Film Academy Award in 2014 for choreographing the song “Badtameez Dil”.
- In the last 8 years, he choreographed songs in more than 100 films.
- His Bengali film Lal Paharer Katha was screened at the Dubai International Film Festival.