Exciting New Movie: Siddharth Roy Kapur to bring the amazing journey of India’s “Ballet Boys” to the screen!

The incredible and inspiring journey of two boys from the slums of Mumbai to the world of international ballet, will be written and directed by Sooni Taraporevala.

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films (Rkf) has signed on acclaimed filmmaker Sooni Taraporevala to bring to the screen the inspiring and hopeful journey of the two Mumbai boys, Amiruddin Shah and Manish Chauhan, their Israeli-American mentor Yehuda Maor and their families, who triumphed over their circumstances and achieved a feat no Indian ever has before – by making their way to prestigious global ballet institutes like London’s Royal Ballet Academy and the Oregon Ballet Theatre.

Sooni, known for her award-winning writing on Salaam Bombay, Mississippi Masala and The Namesake, has previously directed a Vr documentary on the same subject titled “Yeh Ballet”, for Anand Gandhi’s Memesys Lab.

When Siddharth read about the boys and saw this documentary, he was so
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