Dream, Believe And Succeed: Raj Surani’s Inspirational Success Story
We have often heard stories of films and celebrities; their passion, their hard-work but have you ever wondered what makes the movies most precious? Those are the efforts of various and many artists on and behind the camera. Raj Surani a successful entrepreneur a successful dancer coordinator marks his way to success, respect and recognition with his rigorous hard work and passion. Films are incomplete without junior artists and songs are incomplete without background dancers. Raj Surani has set an example while working for background dancers. Let’s find out more about it.
Raj Surani is a successful Dancer Coordinator but everything was not always easy. Around 16-18 years ago Raj has started his career as an extra in songs. He used to get barely ₹ 20/- as pocket money back then but he needed more money. At that time extra dancers would be paid around ₹ 250/-; So, Raj started working as an extra in Bollywood songs. He has worked with many well-known choreographers like Farah Khan, Ahmed Khan, Remo D’Souza, Bosco Caesar and he has also worked with many celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Tiger Shroff, Will Smith and many more. Soon as he gained more and more experience and got close to many celebrities with his goodwill, he started coordinating the dancers for songs. At the age of mere 28 years, he managed to get 300 dancers for a song and managed them very well. Rohit Shetty was impressed by his work. Soon raj became more and more successful and he started his own studio called ‘Octopus Entertainment’ where people can learn, collaborate and practice. Soon, this studio gave him name, recognition and respect that he always wanted.
The first experience of the glamour world excited Raj. He says, “I was just sixteen, coming out of my childhood. And since childhood I had an only ambition to do something big. But I never thought that I would do something big in the film industry.” He has been a part of many hit songs from Koi Mil Gaya, Om Shanti Om To Pinga. His excitement led him to the never-ending success he is achieving today. Since he started working, he never looked back.
Raj Surani has set an example of achieving once dream with hard work, passion and focus. He is completely determined to deliver the best for dancers and for films. He truly is an inspiration. Stay tuned to know more about Raj Surani.