No talent gets success without efforts, struggle, pain, rejection, and patience. But, if one is born to achieve something in life then all qualities mentioned above will suit a person, and then we see a shining star in the world of performing arts. Here we are sketching the life history of a choreographer whom we know as John Britto. Today, he is the founder of a dancing school in Sterling road which is considered as South India’s premier dance and Studio Company. But since John Britto had no Godfather, he had to seek with a paper banner ‘I John Britto like to teach dance’’- this is a piece of self- explained advertisement he carried around with him. John moved from every educational institution be it a college or even school, but his approach was turned down by the institutions. Finally, one day he arrived at his alma mater, and when he was spotted standing outside Don Bosco V Don Bosco is Tamil film industry editor turned d >> Read More... ’s principal office for a long, the principal acceded to his request. Thus his journey began.

He used to post on the walls of Don Bosco a hand-sketched banner ‘Summer Dance Classes By John Britto’’ and his first dance class took off in 1993 with an admission of just 17 students. John was then a first-year college student. Later on, he completed MBA and is a gold medalist from Loyola Institute of Business Management. He also received the Top Alumni Award from Loyola College in 2014 for his excellence in media arts of dance choreography. As the enrollment of students strength was scaling up, he took a decision to start his first western dance school in Chennai in 1996. The journey followed, and there was no looking back. He was invited to the US for a cultural connect 100 % dance scholarship program to teach American students in the USA. But then his task of teaching dance did not happen all of a sudden. After completing MBA, he felt never to work in the corporate world. Hence, he had to face tough questions from his parents and friends.

In 1999, he began to launch his dance workshop Artworx, which was a parent company of his John Britto’s Dance Co. After his dance school was launched in a full-fledged manner in 2003, the dance pioneer made his way and placed his feet for TV dance shows where he choreographed the participants. He had choreographed for Jodi No 1 and consecutively for its four seasons in a row. He was awarded the best choreographer award from Prabhu Deva Prabhu Deva is one among the populous cinema perso >> Read More... . As a self-taught dancer, he had learned dance styles such as jazz, hip-hop, and salsa himself. He also launched in 2014 an event titled 'JB'S CHENNAI DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2014'. The event was aimed at spouting out top dancers in the country through the participation of members from the school, colleges, and corporates even. The dance director also was given chances as a choreographer in some Tamil movies such as ‘ Rombha Nallavan Da Nee Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, ‘Nadhigal Nanaivathillai’, ‘ Ilami Click to look into! >> Read More... ’, Chikkiku Chikkikichu Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and ‘Ammayi’.

Mayil Krishnan

Mayil Krishnan is a Tamil Art director, and his contribution to the Tamil (Kollywood) industry is tremendous. He was born in a city called Sholinganallur, India and lived a while there. Then he was brought up in Chennai, India and is also currently living there. He did his schooling from TIRUPATTUR, VELLORE Dst and did his graduation from Government College of Arts and Craft, Chennai. He always liked doing visual style and images for the magazines, movie, product packaging, and newspaper. He got a masters degree in Bachelor of Financial Administration from University of Madras, Chennai. After doing his Masters, he was pretty sure what he had to do with his life and decided to pursue his career as an Art Director. During his initial days, he worked in an educational company called Pentamedia Graphics Limited. He designed many visual images and style for them and posted on various social media websites. He gained experience from there, and that resulted in enhancing his capabilities. After gaining experience from the graphic company, he decided to work as an independent Art Director. He worked in a company Called Movie Art Director and is still continuing there. He's been an Art Director in three movies, and they are Parandhu Sella Vaa also known as Come Let's Fly, it's a romantic comedy genre and is a Tamil movie produced and directed by P. Arumaichandran and Dhanapal Padmanabhan. The film released on 9th December 2016 starring Luthfudeen, Aishwarya Rajesh, and Narelle Kheng. Mayil Krishnan did a remarkable job in creating visual effects and images for the movie. He also worked in Aivaraattam Aka Aivaraatam movie released on 13th March 2015 was a serious drama.Mithun Manickam directed it and was his first debut film starring Jaya Prakash, Niranjan, Dushyanth, and Nithya. It received below average rating by the critics. The story revolves around two brothers playing a football match (both on the opposite team) and who's the winner in the end and has a tinge of family drama in it. The other film in which he is the Art Director is Aakkam which released on 18th November 2016. It is a dramatical motion picture, and it received many negative comments from the critics. However, it received appreciation for its Art Directing done by him and music composed by Srikanth Deva. He is determined and hardworking and wants to further enhance his career in Art Directing.

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Mayil Krishnan Tamil Actor