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Dubai: Mrigank Mehta Emerges Winner of Boogie Woogie - 2008

Dubai: Mrigank Mehta Emerges Winner of Boogie Woogie - 2008

Daijiworld Media Network - Dubai

Dubai, Nov 22: 12-year-old Dubai's dancing sensation, who also has his routes from Mangalore has emerged winner of Boogie Woogie UAE 2008 Junior title by beating 15 highly competitive dancing contestants at the  Indian Pavilion of Global Village on November 21, 2008.

The audition for Junior contestants was held in July 2008. Out of the 400 participants, 60 had been selected for the preliminary rounds .

The final 16  were chosen in last week’s competition.

"It was a very tough competition. Judges had a tough time to decide on the final winner but Mrigank's performance was outstanding because of his graceful moves and better  choreography by Kumar of Mangalore " said Suresh Kumar, proud father of Mrgiank while speaking to daijiworld after the competition.

Mrigank has received number of goodies along with the certificate. He will now participate in the mega finals of Boogie Woogie to be held in South Africa next year, where participants from all over the world will fight for the champion's title.

Mrigank has won many awards in his tender age not only for dance performances but also for his all-round achievement in academic as well as extra-curricular activities. He won H.H. Sheikh Hamdan award for 2008 for  best all round performance including academics. He is also  holder of the black belt.

Mrigank has also won several laurels in singing, as Radio RJ, public speaking, reading, playing Tabla. He presented several live dance shows  in the UAE as well as abroad and was featured on Asia Net TV regularly.

Mrigank thanked  Sony TV, Telelife magazine and its staff, sponsors for this show, E for Entertainment, Mumzi, Anjali Dudani, his choreographer Kumar, his costume designer Prabha and all the supporters who were present at the  Global Village for this entertaining and thrilling show .

Mrigank has continued his contributions to Special Needs Families by choreographing to the kids with special needs. He was the youngest choreographer for Special Needs Families children. Mrigank is ready to help for any noble cause.

He has been preparing for a sequence of 28 dances for Gurukul and working with Choreographer Ajeet Singh. This program is scheduled to be held in Dubai in January 2009.

Mrugank's sister Harita studying in Canada, is also a dance sensation, and  has won runner-up award in 'Jodi No. 1' in UAE last year. Harita keeps inspiring this little prodigy. She is the main inspiration with the  parent's full dedication and support.

Mrigank is the son of Dinesh Kumar and Yashoda. Yashoda hails from Udupi.

Boogie Woogie - 2008 senior contest won by Hitesh.

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  • p bhatia, mumbai

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    congratualtions mrigank. saw you last nite at the india club and you were reminicent of a very dear friend of mine from mangalore presently in canada. am wondering if you have posted any video on line that i could send him, none on you tube

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  • Rana Bashir, Sharjah/ UAE

    Sun, Nov 23 2008

    Congratulations, wish you all the best in the future. God Bless you.

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  • lenny aunty, shirva/dubai

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    dear mintoo, congratulation,May almight god always bless u. we r really proud of u u dear, love from lenny aunty, balu, lenvin

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  • Donald Pinto, Chickmaglure/Abu-Dhabi

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    Congratulation , God bless you

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  • Paul D souza, Bondel/Sharjah

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    Dear Mrigank CongratulTIONS WISH U ALL THE BEST IN FUTURE. GOD BLESS YOU keep it up -Paul D souza Bondel/Sharjah

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  • Sneha Fernandes, Dubai, Mangalore

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    Congratulations Mintu as we lovingly call you. You have made us all proud. We have known you always as a bundle of talents. May Almighty God always Bless you and also Best of luck for your finals. From Ramcy,Sneha and Baba Ian, Dubai

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  • Rishabh, Dubai

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    You Rock Mrigank!!!Best of Luck for your future life and the Mega Finals...

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  • Reny Fernandes, Mudarangadi/Dubai.

    Sat, Nov 22 2008

    Dear Mrigank, Congratulaions and all the best for the Mega Finals. God Bless you. Wishes from Reny, Asha, Rean & Regan

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