It was time to watch many choreographers enjoy a game of cricket along with Bollywood actors and filmmakers. Six teams played cricket including Ganesh Acharya, Ahmed Khan. This cricket tournament was organized by the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association for a very noble cause. The funds raised from this tournament helped 10 senior choreographers who are old, sick or unable to find work. Suniel Shetty and film director Rohit Shetty graced the occasion and made it an evening to remember. Choreographers Shankar Vyas, Baba Harman, Shailesh Jaiser, Balkar Bali, Jayakumar Urankar and assistant choreographers Naresh Shikari, Sheela R Prasad, Chand Babu Raine, Mala Clerk, Aishwarya Rane were felicitated on the stage.
Mamma’s Boys team was the winning team of the tournament while Kancha Cheena was the runner-up. Wahid got the title of Man of the Series. Karan Ramani of Atma Music was also present on the occasion. Ganesh Acharya said, “Atma Music had a great support in this noble initiative.” The event was organized by IFTCA President Ricky Gupta, General Secretary Jeet Singh, Treasurer Pramod Karade, Vice President Sanjay Shetty, Joint Secretary Arjun Gaikwad, Joint Secretary Imran Syed and Joint Treasurer Urvi Sheth Dhruv.
Teams of Master Force Cricket League included renowned choreographers like Ganesh Acharya, Ahmed Khan, Diwakar Nayal, Danny Fernandes, Imran Syed, Kiran Giri and Cheena Durai. Ganesh Acharya thanked Suniel Shetty and Rohit Shetty for taking out their precious time to come here and encourage the players.
Suniel Shetty said, “Ganesh Masterji has taken a very good initiative and it should be our endeavor to take this initiative forward and make it bigger so that we can take care of our seniors.”
Director Rohit Shetty added, “I have known Ganesh Acharya for years, he is always thinking of doing something for the senior choreographers. He has made a great start. Now it is the responsibility of all of us to make it big enough so that we all can take care of our elders and help them.”
Ganesh Acharya shared how the main objective of Master Force Cricket League is to help and support the senior and needy members of the Indian Film and Television Choreographers Association. “Master Force Cricket League is a one-of-its-kind tournament that blends passion for cricket with a charitable mission. IFTCA is committed to supporting its senior members, and this event is a commendable initiative in that direction,” Acharya signed off. Ganesh Acharya Foundation has organised the event and supported it.