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Longinus Fernandes

Longinus Fernandes is an Indian Choreographer and also a dancer who has won the Film fare best choreography award in 2009 and he is most known as the choreographer of the closing credits for dance sequence featuring Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song Jai Ho and O saya and was also nominated in the same category in the film Slumdog Millionaire.Director Danny Boyle thanked him at the 81st Academy award ceremony in his acceptance speech while receiving his award for Best Direction and has also apologized for missing out his name in credits.He began his career in early 1990s in Hindi Cinema which made way for work as assistant choreographer and then he graduated for choreographing independently with the film,Dil Ka Doctor(1995).He became famous when he took part in the reality dance show called Jhalak Dikhla Jaa ,season 1.He was also awarded Fred Astaire Award,2009.


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Longinus Fernandes

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