Instructor Profile

DARSHAN PAWAR

DANCER & SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

Darshan has been a member of SHIAMAK Group from 2003. He has taught classes across India and now currently teaching in Australia. He was an Assistant Choreographer to Shiamak for the Bollywood Film Taare Zameen Par. Darshan has performed in Bollywood films choreographed by Shiamak including Bunty aur Babli, Kisna and I See You. He has also assisted Shiamak with Adidas television commercial starring Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. He has also performed at international events and shows in Singapore, Amsterdam, London, South Africa. Darshan recently choreographed Winner Celebrity AFL Player David Rodan and Melanie Hopper in 2014 for their Bollywood Performance. He has completed Standard Mental Health First Aider course.

SOHINI BANERJEE PAWAR

DANCER & SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

Sohini has been a dance instructor and a manager working with SHIAMAK group since 2009. She has conducted various schools and corporate workshops across India through SHIAMAK. She has taught workshops and dance classes for kids and Adults and SHIAMAK’s Intensive Dancers in Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Nagpur, Goa, Jaipur, Ooty, Mathura, Dehradun, Ahmdabad, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Gujrat, Indore, Assam, Chandigarh, Delhi and many more. Sohini has performed at IFFA, Filmfare, Zee cine Awards . She has been a part and handled Shiamaks NGO "Victory Arts Foundation" for 5 years. She has conducted workshops for the physically mentally and underprivileged kids. She has also been a part of Shiamaks School education program and plays a key role involving designing and executing Annual days of leading schools of Mumbai and others cities.She is a Certified Yoga teacher and has done her training with Shivananda Yoga centre in Madhurai.

AARYAN PADWAL

DANCER & INSTRUCTOR

Aaryan has been part of SHIAMAK Australia since 2016.  He has performed in various events like Indian Film Festivals, Da-Baang Show representing the SHIAMAK dance team. He has also performed in the Zee Cine Awards 2018 which he got to share the stage with the SHIAMAK’s Dance Company and stars like Shahid Kapoor, Jaqueline Fernandez, Katrina Kaif, Sidharth Malhothra and Ranveer Singh. Aaryan currently teaches classes across Melbourne.

JAINAM MASHRUWALA

DANCER & INSTRUCTOR

Jainam joined the Shiamak Davar Dance Company in 2016. Initiating his dancing journey in Shiamak’s production ‘Stars Of Bollywood’, Jainam received the great platform aiding his passion and performing in shows such as, Indian Film Festival - Melbourne, PM Narendra Modi’s Reception in Sydney as well as Zee Cine Awards with the Shiamak India Dance team. Jainam, whilst nurturing his dance knowledge and skills at the Academy, has also shared the stage with numerous Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhu Deva, Shahid Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Katrina Kaif. Jainam currently teaches classes across Melbourne. He has completed Standard Mental Health First Aider course.

NAZIA JALIL

DANCER & INSTRUCTOR

Nazia has always loved dancing and performing. She has been a part of the SHIAMAK Australia since 2008. Her journey began in Vancouver, Canada and is now apart of Shiamak Australia. She has performed at various events in Canada and Australia such as AFL, Moomba Parade, and Daabang Tour. She also had the opportunity of dancing at the TOIFA Awards alongside various Bollywood Stars such as Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan and Katrina Kaif.

AKANKSHA SHARMA

DANCER & JUNIOR INSTRUCTOR

Akanksha became a part of the SHIAMAK Australia Dance Team in 2017.  She started her dance journey with SHIAMAK as a part of the Junior Dance Team. She has performed in the Indian Film Festival for stars such as Prabhu Deva, Farah Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. She also danced in the Indian Film Festival 2014, for actor Amitabh Bachchan. She has also performed in SHIAMAK’s Stars of Bollywood, Melbourne and Sydney. Akanksha now teaches  classes across Melbourne.

PEARL MADAN

DANCER & JUNIOR INSTRUCTOR

Pearl Madan became a part of SHIAMAK Australia’s Dance Team in 2018. She teaches in venues across Melbourne and has been a part of diverse SHIAMAK events such as the Indian Film Festival held in Melbourne in 2014 and 2017. She has also performed at the Salman Khan’s Da-Bangg show as well as Shreya Ghoshal’s Concert in Melbourne with the Dance Team.