In Style? Yes, They Are!
InStyle 2004, a family entertainment show produced by Salman Molu of InStyle Productions, took place at the Gwinnett Civic Center on September 19.
The evening started with a dance performance by actor, model and dancer Shezi Sardar who was also the emcee for the first half of the show. He was ably assisted by Parijat Chandra who emceed the second half. Both the emcees interacted with the audience and handed out prizes.
The show included fusion dance performances by the reigning beauty queens of Atlanta. The Nagarajan sisters Meghna and Movina performed a synchronized dance while Vandana Aggarwal performed the dance that won her the Miss Teen India 2004 Talent title. A local garba group performed very gracefully to the song "Albelo Re Albelo". Samta Savla's kathak routine set to the song "Rang Dheeni" from Dev was well received. Silent Killers Dance Mania's junior group was also very impressive.
The dances were interspersed with singing performances by Shahid Shaikh and Laxmi Rao, a comedy skit and a fashion show. The comedy skit titled "Rangella Baya Born in America" was presented in segments throughout the show and starred several artists from Silent Killers Dance Mania. The fashion show by Maya Creations was showcased in two parts. Prem Rehman choreographed the first half, and Salima Jumani and Salman Molu choreographed the second showing.
The piece de resistant was the dance performance by Silent Killers Dance Mania. They took to the stage for "Masti" and "Main Hoon Na". Their last act was set to the song "Aaja Ve Mahi" from Fida. Dedication, practice and precision ensured the production of these catchy dance steps to perfection. Prem Rehman, an outstanding performer of modern Indian dance and a co-founder of Silent Killers Dance Mania, choreographed these performances. His passion for contemporary dance was exhibited in every step of his jig-n-jive.
The evening turned out to be a fun-filled event where South Asians celebrated desi style. As the revelry came to an end Silent Killers Dance Mania reaffirmed their reputation of being one of the best performance groups in the city. Silent Killers Dance Mania has pooled resources with Nritya Natya Kala Bharti (Kumud Savla's school for music and dance) to teach contemporary dance. They are definitely in vogue!
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