Trailer of new dance documentary unveiled in Washington, DC.

When a hip-hop dancer accidentally walks into a ballet class in Mumbai, his world opens up, and a passion is born. The tough ballet master recognizes his talent and dares him to fulfill his dreams of dancing professionally -- giving him the courage to defy family, culture and poverty.

Trailer of new dance documentary unveiled in Washington, DC.
Panel discussion (from left to right): Moderator Rina Shah, Director Leslie Shampaine, Executive Producer Jitin Hingorani and Talent Manish Chauhan

The documentary film by Leslie Shampaine and Pip Gilmour titled 'Call me a dancer' had its official trailer launch, hosted by Meridian International Center in Washington, DC.

Chauhan greeted by Julie Kent, Artistic Director of the Washington Ballet

Manish Chauhan lead protagonist and Indian ballet dancer told his inspirational story about pursuing the arts professionally despite growing up in the slums. He was accompanied by director Shampaine, Executive Producer Jitin Hingorani and moderator/host Rina Shah. The launch was attended by over 80 people.