Varun Dhawan an avid dance enthusiast has a special place in his heart for the dancers. The actor who has been a part of dance film like ABCD2 before will return to the dancing arena with Street Dancer 3D. Varun recently wrapped up shooting for the dance-drama, Street Dancer 3D. And now the actors all set to proffer a platform for the street dancers from across India. The actor reveals that director Remo D’Souza has enrolled real street dancers from across India to feature in the film. As per a new report, Varun, Remo along with producer Bhushan Kumar and Remo’s wife Lizelle D’Souza, will launch a nationwide campaign that will enable dancers from underprivileged backgrounds to pursue their dreams.
“The idea of this film is to connect with street performers of the country and showcase their potential to the world. We start by sharing stories of the people who are a part of our film,” Varun told. He further added that the campaign will give a chance to other aspiring dancers as well.
Having worked with the real-life street dancers was an enlightening experience for Varun the actor revealed. “Dance and music go hand-in-hand and are one of my biggest passions. I was blown away by these dancers and I knew one film was never going to be enough to do justice to their talent. That’s why we have created this series.” Varun said.
Talking about Street Dancers 3d, the film also features Shraddha Kapoor and Nora Fatehi in key roles. The film also stars dancers from Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra, to name a few states. “I know these dancers. Now, I want the entire world to know them as well,” the actor all smiled. He further added that he would love to collaborate with Remo D’Souza and his team for such projects in the future.
The film Street Dancer will hit the silver screens on the Republic Day weekend in 2020. Apart from the campaign, Varun revealed that other things are being considered as well. He revealed that the producer and director of the film have agreed to donate a certain percentage of the film’s profits to a welfare fund for the dancers. He added that since many street-dancers are homeless, it would a great help to them. He would also convince a few of his industry friends to contribute for the same. Varun has convinced Dharmesh Yelande, a former street dancer to open up about his journey and his life story to help inspire others.