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Odisha’s Manoj bags gold in Dance World Cup


Bhubaneswar: Young talent Manoj Kujur from Odisha made the state proud by clinching gold medal in Dance World Cup 2017 held in Canada.

The youth from Odisha’s steel city Rourkela proved his mettle by performing dance under hip hop category on world stage at the mega dance event at Vancouver in Canada.

He gives all the credits for success at international event in foriegn soil to his homeland, his parents and family.

Manoj will continue his effort to become a choreographer in Bollywood in future.

Born from father Surjya Kujur and mother Jamuna in a middle class family, Manoj could not get chance to have training from a reputed dance institution. Thanks to YouTube that was the best medium for him to learn hip hop dance watching different videos.

However, he reached the pinnacle of success for his dedication and continuous efforts.

Dance was his passion since his childhood days and he had grabbed everyone’s attention with his powerful performance in many dance competitions in his schools and colleges. His confidence touched new height after getting success twice in dance competitions held in Rourkela.

He represented India by finding place in 20-member Indian team for the Dance World Cup.