Sandip Soparrkar...is like dreaming with your feet
Knowing The Maestro
In every field of creative endeavor we come across an individual
that raises the bar to an ultimate peak for that particular field of artistic achievement. In the arena of
professional dancers, we have our very own “Super Star”. We are going to make an attempt to tell you what we can about
this incredible success story. Yes, and of course, it is that young and engaging person we all know as Sandip Soparrkar.
The following gives an account of his Qualifications, Achievements, Performances and a remarkable Career Graph.
National and world-wide fame soon followed, the inevitable result of the sum total for such a personality.
Terms like “genius”, “legend”, “institution”, have already begun to describe the Man and his Magical Profession: Dancing.
And more importantly, teaching others the fine art of dancing.
The lakhs of students of the various Centers of The Sandip Soparrkar’s Ballroom Studio, past and present,
very rightly regard Sandip as their Dance Guru. And Sandip, the Person, the Man himself? To Sandip, Dancing is Life.
The way of how and the reason to live.
Knowing The Maestro
Sandip has done his MBA (marketing) from Symbiosis, is a Hotel Management Graduate apart from being a model.
Sandip was the finalist for the 'Graviera Mr. India contest' in 1997-98. Later in the same year at Chennai he won
the title of India's first 'Mr. Young Turk.' In 1999 he was chosen to model in seven European countries as the 'Indian Launch Model'
for Phoenix A4 shoes. In October 2000 Sandip became the First Indian to represent India at the ‘International Male Model Contest’ held on
the Caribbean Islands of Aruba where he was chosen as one of the ‘Top 21 most photogenic faces of the year.’
Sandip, as a trained and qualified Ballroom Dance Teacher,
is the first from India to be certified by the ‘Ballroom Dance Teachers Training School’ in Bonn, Germany.
Tribute to the legends of India for the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ at the Pune International
Film Festival 2005 – Theme ‘Hollywood Musicals’.
Opening Ceremony of the Asian Gymnastic Championships 2006 – Theme ‘Dance Down the Ages’ .
Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India was Chief Guest
Sandip is a faculty member of the following Beauty Contests and Personality Grooming Institutes, where he lectures
on ‘International Dance Appreciation’, teaches body posture, poise, dance floor etiquette, body language & grace:
The Sandip Soparrkar's Ballroom Studio was the first Dance Academy in India to have sent its highly acclaimed Dance
Troupes to the International Dance Sport Federation (IDSF) Championships held in Singapore,.............
Sandip was chosen by Madonna to be the Indian Face and the Brand Ambassador to a prominent
American NGO, ‘The Miracle Foundation’, from 2008-2009
He was the selected as the India “Face of PETA” (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals)’ for 2009/2010.