Remo D'Souza

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Remo D'Souza
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Born Ramesh Gopi Nair
(1972-04-02) 2 April 1972 (age 43)[1]
Bangalore, Karnataka, India[1]
Occupation Film actor, director, choreographer
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Lizelle D'Souza
Children Druv
Gabriel
Parent(s) Gopi Nair
Madhaviyamma

Remo D'Souza (real name Ramesh Gopi,[2] born 2 April 1972) is an Indian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director. Although he is mainly involved in choreography, he has also contributed to other Indian film industries, mainly Bengali cinema. He was a judge in the show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa with the Indian actress Madhuri Dixit and the director Karan Johar. Currently he is the "super judge" on the prime time dance show Dance+, on Star Plus, along with Dharmesh Yelande, Shakti Mohan, and Sumit Nagdev.

His first movie as a director, F.A.L.T.U, was a moderate success at the box office.

He made India's first 3D dance movie, ABCD - AnyBody Can Dance, with contestants from series 1 and 2 of Dance India Dance (Dharmesh Yelande, Salman Khan, Bhavna and Prince) and Prabhu Deva and Lauren Gottlieb from So You Think You Can Dance.[3][4] His next directorial venture, ABCD 2, was released in June 2015. It stars Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Prabhu Deva in lead roles, with Lauren Gottlieb, Raghav Juyal, and Dharmesh Yelande in supporting roles.[5][6] It has grossed Rs. 100 crore within 1 week, having a budget of Rs. 65 crore.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

He hails from Olavakkode, Palakkad, Kerala. He is born to Gopi Nair, an Air force officer and Madhaviyamma, a housewife, at Olavakkode, Kerala. He has an elder brother, Ganesh Gopi and 3 younger sisters. As his father was an Indian Air Force official, he studied in various parts of India, mainly in North India. He did his schooling in Jamnagar, Gujarat. During school days he was an athlete and won prizes in the 100 meter race.

He is married to Lizelle, an Anglo-Indian from Mumbai. Lizelle is a costume designer who designed costumes for many television shows. They have two sons, Druv and Gabriel. Currently he is residing at Andheri West, Mumbai with family.[7]

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

Year Film Language Cast Notes
2007 Lal Paharer Katta Bengali Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi, Shankar Chakravarty, Shankar Debnath Unreleased
2011 F.A.L.T.U Hindi Arshad Warsi, Ritesh Deshmukh, Jackky Bhagnani, Mithun Chakraborty
2013 ABCD: Any Body Can Dance Hindi Prabhudeva, Salman Yusuff Khan, Ganesh Acharya
2015 ABCD 2 Hindi Prabhudeva, Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor
2016 Flying Jat Hindi Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez

As Producer[edit]

As actor[edit]

As choreographer[edit]

Television[edit]

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