Chicago IL: Nick Joshi from Shy Entertainment organized a splendid New Year’s Eve celebration on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows, IL. The gorgeous Bollywood actress, Neha Dhupia, set the stage literally on fire with her foot thumping and show stopping dance performance on a medley of songs that left the audience spellbound on the eve of the New Year. Audiences were house full despite awful weather in Chicago.
The spectacular celebrations also brought together the best of entertainment, beverage, fun, food, and festivities into one power-packed evening. Dramatic technical effects, including three-dimensional projection, stereophonic sound, and cold pyrotechnics accentuated the evening.
In addition to the dance performances, Neha played an exciting game, “Kaun Banega Neha Ka Pati”. To her pleasant surprise, a large number of her hardcore fans, as young as 8 and as old as 80, took to the stage and staked their serious claim to marry her. Neha got everyone involved, asked them interesting questions and had a great time. And of course, all of them got an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to grove to the music and compliment to the moves of the lovely lady on the dance floor and added a sparkling dash of Neha to their New Year’s Eve celebrations.
The action-packed and electrifying dance performance by one of the finest, most talented, and best dance groups of the US, Yeh Cheez Group, on the song “Singh is King”, conceptualized by Noman Khan and Farah Khan, uplifted the mood of the audience. Even Neha, who was a part of the song in the film, looked super-excited watching Yeh Cheez Group perform on this medley. The usage of glow swords, formations, and executions were just phenomenal. “One of the best performance that I have ever witnessed; it was really magical”, said Neha who was virtually in a state of shock and awe.
Right after “Singh is King”, there was another dance performance by Yeh Cheez Group, which was interrupted by Noman Khan in the middle. He requested Neha to join them on stage and shake a leg. Neha was very hesitant, but when the crowd, with their loud scream and applauses, requested her to dance, she could not say “No”. She joined Yeh Cheez Group and they did a mind blowing dance performance which got everyone on their feet and the performance literally ended 10 seconds before the countdown for the New Year. It ended on the song “Abhi To Party Shuru Hui Hai”.
The versatile trio, Pratibha Jairath, Rinki Talati and SanketMohan Patel rendered hit and happening Bollywood tracks, including “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”, “Chikni Chameli”, “Mainu Pyar Na Mile Na Mile To Mar Jawan”, “Ram Ji Ki Chal Dekho”, and many more and mesmerized the audience.
There was a belly dancing performance by Alexandra Constantinescu and Dimitra Louloudaki, which proved to be a riotously colorful and entertaining spectacle. It offered an intriguing glimpse into the world of belly dance, which was a scintillating mix of myth, history, folklore, and fantasy.
The DJ, Prashant Shah, played hits of yesterday, today, and tomorrow for the audience to dance their feet off into 2016.
There were raffles in between the performances and the organizers gave away a lot of exciting gifts to the raffle winners sponsored by Studio Elite, Holiday Inn (Itasca), Expressions Boutique, etc.
“What an amazing night and what a superb way to bring in 2016! The crowd at the Meadows Club was tremendous, responsive, and supportive. With their fabulous and unstoppable energy, they truly inspired me as a performer”, said Neha with sense gratefulness.
“We set out to create a memorable night and going by the response we all received, the evening was a super success. Thank you for being such a wonderful audience. You have given us a great start to 2016″, said the team of artists unanimously.
The team of artists further stated that the presenters of the event dared to dream big and inspired everyone involved to make this happen. “Their attention to detail, artistic vision, and quest for perfection pushed us all as a team to go above and beyond to deliver something that we truly hope our fellow Chicagoites will cherish and remember”, they added.
“The audience were fantastic. When we were on the stage, we could feel it. All the different movements and things that we do strikes a response by their applause “said Sagar Bhatt Performer.
Neha posted a picture on all her social media sites (Twitter, Face book, and Instagram) and wished everyone Happy New Year around the world wearing a “New Year 2016” Hat along with the amazing dancers of Yeh Cheez Group.
The Yeh Cheez Group comprised the following 16 Performers: Noman Khan (Lead Performer and Captain), Nishma Patel, Sarvangi Patel, Aliyah Sayed, Naimiti Desai, Pooja Patel, Dipti Vats, Diya Khan, Kajol Topiwala, Madhura Patil, Lovish Thakur, Mahi Thakur, Sagar Bhatt, Ravi Patel, Anand Bhatt, and Anup Kilani
Hair and Makeup for Neha Dhupia by Beauty by Shabana Bhatti, Ruby Rizvi (Expressions Boutique), Vaishali Dev (AKS Entertainment), and Jeen Varghese (Marketing and Promotions Director), was sponsored by Royal Basmati, Suga Builders, Desi Junction, Hi India, Asian media USA, Pearl Banquet, Melange Decour, Studio Elite, Maha Designs, New York Life, Yeh Cheez Group, India Video, Shree, Bridal Lounge Chicago, Nirav Foods, Desi Bazaar, and Makkah Printing.
The presenters profusely thanked Rafi Hussain, Sunil Shah, Hitesh Gandhi, Shalini Saxena, Madan Kulkarni, Hemi Patel, Payal Shah, Siraj Khan, Hina Trivedi, Zainab Zafar, Sandeep Palakkal, Stuti Chris, Erum Hassan, Uroosa Rahim, Fahad Zuberi, Taha Rizvi, Shahida Khan, and Asian Media USA for their valuable help in organizing the event successfully.
The handsome Noman Khan and lovely Tanya Sharma conducted the proceedings of the evening with a professional touch and kept the audience thoroughly engaged and fully involved. Everyone had the great time and the event organizer Nick Joshi from Shy Entertainment left no stone unturned to provide the most entertaining and glamorous event ever done in Chicago.