Veena & Neena
Bellydancers, fitness, dancing, duo
World-renown identical twins Neena & Veena, have been featured as special guest dancers and choreographers on numerous national and international stages, films, TV shows, commercials and music videos in the US and India.
Based in Hollywood, CA, the twins have performed live stage shows for royalty, dignitaries, and world renowned artists and celebrities including former Prime Ministers of India, Eddie Murphy, Sting, Antonio Bandaras, Melanie Griffith, Nicole Kidman, Tim Burton, Ozzy Osbourne, U2, Hugh Hefner, Jenna Elfman, Brad Pitt, and Jennifer Aniston, just to name a few. Some television credits include Academy Awards, Live with Regis and Kelly, Tracy Ullman, ER, The View, American Music Awards, Dancing with the Stars, and CBS The Early Show. Neena & Veena have also been the center of Hollywood's TV gossip and news shows such as Entertainment Tonight, Extra, E!, and several segments on both CNN and VH-1. The twins have also made their mark on worldwide television networks including BBC (UK), CTV (Canada), Univision (Latin), Zee TV (India), Sony (India), RTN (Russia) and international publications including India Today, Hello, Australia's Harper Bazaar, and Femina. They have made special appearances in dozens of music videos for many artists including Michael Jackson, Tom Petty, Dr. Dre, Ricky Martin, and Aerosmith. They have graced the pages of numerous magazine and newspaper articles in publications including InStyle, YM, Time, Muscle & Fitness, New York Daily News, and FIT. The twins were even voted “America's Sexiest Twins.”
Neena & Veena are the founders, artistic directors and choreographers of their dance company, which includes over 70 male and female dancers and over 25 musicians and singers. Their dance company was the first professional and registered dance company of its kind in the North America, as well as many parts of the world. With over 300 choreographed songs in their repertoire, the company has been hired by clients of all ethnicities and backgrounds, including A-list celebrities and royalty to perform for elaborate, high-profile weddings, galas, concerts, and other prestigious events all over the world.
Neena & Veena travel worldwide to teach master classes.
CHOREOGRAPHERS, DANCERS, VIDEO ARTISTS
As choreographers alone, the scholarship-recipient twins have a long list of music videos, commercials, films, and live shows for either their own productions or for corporate shows in India and US. As dancers, the list is even longer.The twins have also choreographed, produced, and starred in fifteen instructional and fitness videos, some of which had long runs on the Billboard Top Ten charts. FIT magazine named some of their videos as one of the “Top Ten Videos of the Year.” Other magazines, including Muscle and Fitness, Women's Health, Shape, Dance, Self, and many more magazines have continuously recommended Neena & Veena's dvds for great content, easy to follow, and visually high production quality.
Their company, BELLYTWINS Productions have produced and co-produced numerous live and media events, and is currently in development for future film and television shows. BELLYTWINS have sold millions of products worldwide.
Neena & Veena have been spotlighted in several books, and now they have a multi-book deal of their own with a reputable publishing company. Their first book, The Way of the Belly, published by Hay House (Deepak Chopra, Dr. Wayne Dyer), received rave reviews from various writers, including a starred review from Publishers Weekly
". .They (Neena & Veena)were the just the right spice - the Vindaloo, if you will - for the curry we dished out at the American Music Awards." - Steven Tyler, Aerosmith
"Seeing Neena & Veena dance was all the encouragement I needed to get on a plane & head straight for Bombay. They're AMAZING!" - Danny Elfman (Spiderman, Milk, The Simpsons)
“I've seen a ton of Broadway shows, this show doesn't fail in comparison!. It's sexy and fabulous!"
Eva Mendez, actress
“Having a reputation of only excellence in performance, authenticity, and high production quality, the twins' Bollywood dance company could only give out nothing short of a 10. ”
Jeff O'Connell, editor-in-chief and executive writer (NY bestseller LLCool J, Mario Lopez)
I just wanted to again express my appreciation for all the hard work you did in helping to make the Choice Hotels Night of Stars Festival welcome party such a success. you helped make me look good to my associates. Your choreography and the fabulous costumes added a very special celebration to the evening . .You guys made the party. I look forward to having the opportunity of working with you again.”
Dan Held | Vice President New Business Development | ADM Productions, Inc.