Choreographer Remo D’Souza Suffers Heart Attack, Wife Lizelle Says Next 24 Hours Crucial

Remo D'Souza

Ace choreographer Remo D’Souza has been hospitalised following a heart attack on Friday. According to news reports, the 46-year-old is currently admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital. His wife, Lizelle D’Souza, informed saying it was reportedly a blockage and that the next 24 hours are crucial to the dancer’s health. Wishes and prayers for his recovery are pouring in on social media.

Lizelle D’Souza, a well-known costume designer, was quoted in The Indian Express, saying, “It was a blockage. Doctors have done angiography. He is in the ICU. Please pray. Next 24 hours are very important.”

Dharmesh Yelande, dancer who has collaborated with D’Souza on many projects, meanwhile said that he was at the hospital to check in on D’Souza’s health and that he was doing better now. Yelande was quoted in ETimes, saying, “Remo sir is fine now, he is doing well. He had to go through a surgery and everything is fine. We are not allowed inside but we are constantly in touch with his wife Lizelle D’Souza over calls.”

News agency ANI, reporting the news on D’Souza’s health, also said he was stable.

Who is Remo D’Souza?

Remo D’Souza is identified as one of the top choreographers in the country, having worked both on television and film. He is known for having hosted the dance reality show Dance India Dance, alongside colleagues Geeta Kapoor and Terence Lewis, and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa along with Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar. He served as a mentor and teacher to many contestants on the show. D’Souza even ventured into film direction with this ABCD (AnyBody Can Dance) franchise, which featured stars Prabhu Deva, Varun Dhawan, and Shraddha Kapoor. He has also directed A Flying Jatt and Street Dancer 3D. 

D’Souza’s colleagues from the entertainment industry, including Adnan Sami, Guru Randhawa, and Urvashi Rautela, have wished him well for a speedy recovery. Read some tweets:

According to his wife Lizelle, D’Souza is recovering now and the decision to discharge him from hospital will be taken by doctors tomorrow. She said, “He is fine now, much better.”
Other close associates of D’Souza from the industry have been sending good wishes his way. Kapoor and Lewis, co-judges of D’Souza on Dance India Dance, took to their Instagram profiles to share the following messages:


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