Manish Chauhan, the 21-year-old son of a taxi driver in suburban Mumbai, claims that dancing is a hobby for the wealthy. And like his son, Amiruddin Shah, a 15-year-old, daydreams of becoming big ballet dancers in large American companies. Only three years ago, when Yehuda Maor discovered their talent, Ballet arrived in their lives as a lucky accident. After being refused for US visas, a scholarship to train at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School in New York does not materialise. Today Amir Shah is poised to attend ABT (Jacqueline Onassis Academy of American Ballet Theatre).
He is funded by a multimillionaire Indian scientist Dr. Yusuf Hamied chairman of Cipla Since this film was made the tale of Amir has caught the global eye and he has been extensively written and filmed. His report on the BBC has had 2 million views. Yeh Ballet is the story of Manish Chauhan before they achieved global recognition.