Remo D’Souza (birth name Ramesh Gopi Nair,born 2 April 1974) is an Indian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director. He was a judge in the show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa with the Indian actress Madhuri Dixit and the director Karan Johar. He was the “super judge” on the prime time dance show Dance Plus, on Star Plus, along with team captains Dharmesh Yelande, Shakti Mohan, and Punit Pathak. he is appearing as a judge on the reality show Dance Champions opposite Terence Lewis.
His first movie as a director, F.A.L.T.U, was a moderate success at the box office.
He made India’s first 3D dance movie, ABCD – AnyBody Can Dance, with contestants from season 1 and season 2 of Dance India Dance (Dharmesh Yelande, Punit Pathak, Salman Yusuff Khan, Bhavna, Prince and others), Prabhu Deva and Lauren Gottlieb. His next directorial venture, ABCD 2, was released in June 2015. It starred Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Prabhu Deva in lead roles, with Lauren Gottlieb, Punit Pathak, Raghav Juyal, and Dharmesh Yelande in supporting roles
Remo hails from Olavakkode, Palakkad, Kerala, and was born on April 2, 1974 in Bangalore to K. Gopi, a chef in the Indian Air Force, and Madhvi Laxmi. He has an elder brother, Ganesh Gopi, and 4 sisters. He did his schooling at the Air Force School, Jamnagar, Gujarat. During his school days, he was an athlete and won prizes in the 100 meter race.
He is married to Lizelle, an Anglo-Indian from Mumbai. Lizelle is a costume designer who has designed costumes for many television shows. They have two sons, Druv and Gabriel. Currently he is residing, with his family, in Andheri West, Mumbai.