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Bosco-Caesar in 2012

Bosco–Caesar is an Indian choreographer duo who work in Bollywood. They are Bosco Martis and Caesar Gonsalves, who have together worked on 200 songs and about 75 films.[1] They run the Bosco Caesar Dance Company in Brampton, Scarborough, Mumbai, Phoolbagan, and Salt Lake in Kolkata.[2]

They won the 2011 (59th) National Film Award for Best Choreography for the "Senorita" in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara,[3][4] for which they also won the 2011 57th Filmfare Award for Best Choreography.

Early life and education[edit]

Bosco Martis (born 27 November 1974)[5] and Caesar Gonsalves (born 23 February 1973)[6] grew up in Mumbai where they both went to St. Joseph's School in Juhu and played football together. Bosco was inspired by Caesar's dancing performances and practiced on his own to catch up with his future partner's abilities. The two attended Mithibai College and graduated in 1990.[5][6]

Career[edit]

Bosco–Caesar started as backup dancer for choreographers LOLLYPOP and Farah Khan. Thereafter, they started their independent career as choreographers in 1994, when they choreographed a stage show for singers duo Shaan and Sagarika for an awards function. Next they choreographed a music video for singer Raageshwari's number "Oye Shava". During the filming of the video, ad film director Prahlad Kakkar happened to walk in and, in turn, asked them to choreograph a few TV commercials he was shooting with cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Eventually this led to their feature film debut with Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Mission Kashmir in 2000.[1]

Bosco–Caesar announced that they would be officially parting ways while keeping the brand in tact in 2016, with Bosco making his directorial debut and Caesar organizing dance workshops.[7] The duo reuinited in 2019 to choreograph a song for Sajid Nadiadwala's Chhichhore.[8]

Television[edit]

They appeared as mentors in TV reality series, Fame Gurukul (2005) and Chak Dhoom Dhoom (2010) & bosco appeared as a judge so you think you can dance india (2017) and dance india dance season 7 (2019) .[9]

Filmography[edit]

Independent songs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Song Result Ref
2010 55th Filmfare Awards Best Choreography "Chor Bazaari" (Love Aaj Kal) Won
2010 11th IIFA Awards Best Choreography "Chor Bazaari" (Love Aaj Kal) Won [10]
2011 57th Filmfare Awards Best choreography "Señorita" (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) Won
2011 59th National Film Awards Best Choreography "Senorita" (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) Won
2012 58th Filmfare Awards Best Choreography "Aunty Ji" (Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu) Won
2012 12th IIFA Awards Best Choreography "Señorita" (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dancing with the stars". Filmfare. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Salt Lake: Bosco-Caesar duo open dance company to spot talent and mint money". The Economic Times. 4 September 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  3. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India.
  4. ^ "Deepika Padukone at Bosco-Caesar success bash". DNA. 17 March 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Bosco Martis". NetTV4u. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Caesar Gonsalves". NetTV4u. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  7. ^ "Bosco-Caesar not together anymore!". DNA India. Mumabai: Diligent Media Corporation Ltd. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  8. ^ Lohana, Avinash (16 February 2019). "Bosco-Caesar reunite after three years for Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor's Chhichhore". Mumbai Mirror. Mumbai: Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  9. ^ "Talking point: with bosco-caesar". The Indian Express. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  10. ^ Ronamai, Raymond (17 May 2010). "IIFA Technical Awards winners are..." filmibeat. Retrieved 19 February 2020.

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