Dubai, July 10: Born in Mangalore in Karnataka state of India, Vikyath Vijay Poojary moved to Mumbai early in life, and joined St. Anthony’s High School, Vakola. After passing High school in Mumbai in 2009 with a high first class, another migration happened, this time to Dubai, Gulf Indian High School. Senior Secondary Examination was under CBSE board in 2012 scoring 81%. Vikyath is now enrolled at Manipal University Dubai for Mass Media and Communications studies, eagerly waiting for classes to start from September 1, 2012.
Vikyath’s father Vijay S Poojary a professional Executive Souse Chef working in world’s largest flight Kitchen (Emirates Flight Catering Dubai) which produces over 120,000 meals daily is flattered by his sons performances recently. He has been in this profession for over 25 years. His mother, previously a successful pastry chef now dedicates all her time to the family and home. The parents are very supportive and it is because of their motivation and support, Vikyath got ready to perform in Jhalak Dikhla Ja – UAE-2012’ and try his best to win the title.
Vikyath currently dances with a Dubai Dance group ‘Show Stoppers’ led by Sarah Pinto and Sajith Babu. He has Performed with many celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Mohit Chauhan, Jal (Pakistani band), Usha Uthup, Shakti Mohan (Dance India Dance winner), Shreya Goshal, Javed Ali, Roma and Bhavna (Malayalam actress) all over UAE as a part of the group.
Also part of a Hip Hop Dance Crew ‘Mysidia Crew’ which specializes in Bboying (Break Dancing). This is a crew filled with members having unique abilities unique moves, Flips and Style.
· Participated In ‘Boogie Woogie Internationals – U.A.E’ held in Sheikh Rashid Auditorium- Dubai, Year 2010 and won the competition which was judged by well known Bollywoood Dance Guru ‘Saroj Khan’.
· Recently participated In Duet Dance Competition ‘Jhalak Dikhla Ja - UAE Extravaganza ,2012’. Auditions were held at Hyatt Regency Deira Dubai on 8th June 2012.Serveral Contestants showed up in Pairs out which only 12 pairs Were Selected For the Finals which was held in Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Dubai on 16th June 2012.
Vikyath Poojary and his partner Hitesh Rajani were one among them. They put up a patriotic act giving a message that ‘Borders divide but we all are human beings’. They performed on the mix of two songs Maula Mere Le Le Meri Jaan – ‘Chak De India’ And Bandhey – ‘Black Friday’. Judge Rajeev Khinchi said he was speechless and that it was some flawless dancing. While Meghna Naidu said she was in love with their dancing and with both of them. The Judges even liked the fact that such a wonderful message came through dancing. Results were announced and Vikyath and Hitesh won the 1st Place and now they have an opportunity to go to Mumbai and perform with Madhuri Dixit at the show in July this year.