Remo D’Souza Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Remo D’Souza aka Ramesh Gopi is an Indian choreographer and director. He is known for his excellent choreography in Hindi cinema and for the films ‘Faltu’ and ‘ABCD’.

Remo D’Souza Bio/Wiki

Real Name/Full NameRamesh Gopi Nair
Nick NameRemo
Profession Actor, Director, Choreographer 
DebutChoreography– Bollywood Dreams (1995)
Directorial F.A.L.T.U (2011)
ActingAflatoon (1997)
Physical Stat
Height In Centimetre- 170 cm
In Metre- 1.70 m
In Feet- 5’7”
WeightIn Kilogram- 60 kg  
In Pound- 132 lbs
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth2 April 1972 
Remo D’Souza Age (2021)49 Years
Birthplace Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Home town Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Religion/CastChristianity ( Converted from Hinduism)
Food HabitVegetarian
Family member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendLizelle D’Souza
Remo D’Souza WifeLizelle D’Souza
ChildrenDaughter- None Son- Gabrie D’Souza & Dhruv D’Souza 
Parents Father- Gopi Nair (Air Force Officer)
Mother- Madhavi Amma (Homemaker)
SiblingBrother-Ganesh Gopi (Elder)
Sister- 3 (Younger)
Net worth (2021)8 Million USD
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Remo D'Souza

Family, Early Life and Education

Remo D’Souza was born on 2 April 1972 in Bangalore, Karnataka. His father’s name is Gopi Nair, who was a Navy officer. His mother’s name was Madhavi Amma. who was a housewife. He has an elder brother Ganesh Gopi and has three younger sisters. Due to his father’s job in the Navy, he got an opportunity to do his studies in many parts of India.

He has completed his secondary education from Jamnagar, Gujarat. He was a very good athlete during his school days, and he also won many awards during that time.

Remo D’Souza is married to Lizelle who is a costume designer. He is also the father of two sons Dhruv and Gabriel.

Remo D’Souza Career

Remo D’Souza never took any dance training. He took dance lessons by watching Michael Jackson’s videos. Since childhood, he used to learn Michael’s dance moves by choreographing his own steps in it. Due to lack of money, he opened his dance class Super Brats and started teaching dance to the people. Initially, Remo had to struggle a lot in this area.

During the struggle itself, a dance competition was organized in which Remo’s team won and won, and people also saw his talent. After this Remo’s luck shone, he got his first opportunity as a dancer in Aamir Khan and Urmila Mantodkar starrer film Rangeela. Critics also noticed and praised her dance in this film.

After this film, he started assisting choreographer Ahmed Khan. A year later, she decided to do an independent project herself and choreographed Sonu Nigam’s album Deewana under Abhinav Sinha’s directorial debut, which proved to be a huge hit during that time, after which she went on to do video albums with many other big directors.

The turning point of his career was the item song Ishq Samandar from the film Kante, which was a huge hit in those days, and after that people in Hindi cinema recognized Remo’s ability.

After choreographing songs for several hit films, Remo’s career and fame continued to grow. After that he thought of trying his luck in the world of directing and directed the film Faltu. The film did average business at the box-office. But his direction was praised by the audience and critics. After that in the year 2013, Remo directed the dance based film ABCD. The film did very well at the box-office and the critics praised his film immensely. In the year 2015, Remo brought the sequel of his second film ABCD.

Remo D’Souza is as successful a choreographer as he is on the big screen. So there he is an equally successful judge on the small screen. She started her TV career with the dance based reality show Dance India Dance on ZeeTV. Along with this, he has also appeared as a judge in Colors’ dance based reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Awards and Honors

Remo has been honored with many awards for his excellent choreography. Notable among them are IIFA Awards, Zee Cine Awards and Star Dust Awards.

Facts About Remo D’Souza

  • Remo  D’Souza is born in Bengaluru. He grew up in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
  • Remo D’Souza’s real name is Ramesh Gopi.
  • Remo D’souza has worked in the bakery shop,  ration shop, and cycle puncture shop. He has done many jobs in order to help his family financially.
  • Remo’s father always wanted him to work in the Air Force but his mind never got into studies. He was a very good athlete during school days and won many awards in sports. However, his real interest was in performing arts, especially dancing. He left studies and went on a journey to make dance his career.
  • Michel Jackson’s Fan Remo D’Souza never had any dance teachers and he did not take any professional training, learning everything by watching dance videos.
  • After completing his schooling in Gujarat. Remo D’souza moved in Mumbai in search for a dancing career. Then he opened a dance class called super brats at Charni road, with only four students initially. on struggling days, he used to sleep at Bandra station.
  • After a hard struggle, Remo’s talent was recognized in a dance competition where his team won. After this, Remo got a chance to appear as a dancer in the film ‘Rangeela’. He danced with Aamir Khan and Urmila Matondkar. His dance received good reviews from critics.
  • In 1995 he got his first job in the Bollywood industry.  he used to work as an assistant for choreographer Ahmad Khan for Rangeela movie.
  • After this, Remo took an independent project under the direction of Abhinav Sinha and got a chance to choreograph a hit song for Sonu Nigam’s album Deewana.
  • In his early days in Bollywood, he also worked as a background dancer in many films.

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