Director Remo D’Souza suffered a heart attack on Friday and is currently in the ICU of Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.
What wife said
Confirming the news, his wife Lizelle D’Souza said, “It was a blockage. Doctors have done angioplasty. He is in the ICU. Please pray. Next 24 hours are very important.”
Hailing from Olavakkode, Palakkad in Kerala, he was born in Bangalore to K Gopi, a chef in the Indian Air Force, and Madhvi Laxmi. He is married to Lizelle, an Anglo-Indian from Mumbai. Lizelle is a costume designer who has designed costumes for many television shows.
On work front
The 46-year-old director last directed the dance film Street Dancer 3D. It starred Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. Remo has also directed films like Race 3, A Flying Jatt, ABCD, to name a few.
He received the award for Best Choreography for Bajirao Mastani’s Deewani Mastani at the 63rd National Film Awards. He has also judged several dance reality shows.