Shashi and Anu Ranjan launched the ITA School of Performing Arts (ITA SPA) at a sprawling complex at Goregaon, Mumbai. The launch was attended by Mahima Chowdhury, Gulshan Grover, Alka Yagnik, Rakesh Bedi, Rajan Shahi, Swini Khara, Ehsaas Chana, Ishita Panchal, Gautam Rode, Shaad Randhawa, Jasvir Kaur and others.
Shashi Ranjan informs “ITASPA will offer a most comprehensive training programme in which acting will be taught along with dancing, singing & personality enhancement – under the tutelage of experts from the respective fields. It also boasts of a high power Advisory Board comprising of Shatrughan Sinha, JP Dutta, David Dhawan, Rajan Shahi, Kavita Barjatya, Mahima Chowdhury and Gulshan Grover. Besides training of global standards, we would also give our students the benefits of our connectivity with both film & TV industry by way of breaks and placements."
ITA SPA will be headed by Subodh Lal, who has headed important establishments (such as the prestigious Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, New Delhi). The faculty includes Industry veterans such as Rakesh Bedi, Javed Khan, Phonsok Ladakhi, Jaspinder Narula, Alka Yagnik, Roop Kr Rathod (Singing), Swaroop Kumar (Choreography), Aroona Mookhey (Personality Enhancement).