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Dancing to a different beat: Shovana Narayan on Kathak, and pr...

By Deepa Gupta A disciple of Pt Birju Maharaj, Shovana Narayan, has taken the classical dance form of Kathak to unprecedented heights across the world. Her international collaborative performances, the research and documentation of Kathak ..., 1 month ago

Five legends, one award

Dance maestros Yamini Krishnamurthy, Sonal Mansingh, Vyjayanthimala Bali, Birju Maharaj and Bharati Shivaji. We see legendary dancers at shows and events and many a time we also attend their enriching workshops, where we learn lessons of a lifetime. We have ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Lutyens bungalows are not forever

Politicians are often pilloried, and rightly so, for hanging on to government accommodations far beyond their official entitlement. But they are not alone in this propensity to annexe subsidised homes. In fact, the government appears to be more than ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago

Dance that transcends dimensions

For Kathak exponent and choreographer Aditi Mangaldas who will perform tomorrow, the essence of dance is the courage to be free and fearless Eminent Kathak exponent and choreographer, Kumudini Lakhia once remarked, Aditi Mangaldas was never ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

Waltzing Around: Why we need to take dance education moreseriously

India is known for its rich cultural traditions and values; apart from that, we are also known for accepting other cultures with open arms. Dance, music and singing have been an integral part of our lives, be it a festival, marriage, birth or even ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Sakaal Times

The Dancing diva

Everyone is besotted with Madhuri Dixit Nene who personifies elegance and beauty. The diva, who has won hearts with her acting and dance moves in Ek Do Teen, Choli Ke Peeche, Ghaghra and so on, is all set to woo the audience again as a celebrity ...
 Sakaal Times1 week ago

Shah Rukh Khan is mindblowing in Fan - Madhuri Dixit

Who was the first person in your life who asked you So you think you can dance? (Laughs) It was my Guruji. When I was three years old, I used to stand behind my sisters and imitate them when they danced. One day my Guruji observed that and asked, ...
 FilmFare.com2 weeks ago

Faith, family explored in The Book of Strange New Things and Family Life

A spare, short novel about a young Indian immigrant struggling with a family tragedy, and a sprawling space opera about a Christian pastor on an inter-planetary mission, have a surprising amount in common. In Akhil Sharma's semi-autobiographical ...
 CBC3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Poetry in Motion

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Graceful pirouettes, emotive mudras and rhythmic precision are the hallmarks of a great kathak dancer. Dance enthusiasts in the city can witness this as internationally-acclaimed dancer, Madhu Natraj, director of Bengaluru-based ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Living and breathing dance

It was love at the very first ta-tai. The moment I took my first step in dance, I knew it... I had found my life, says the queen of Kathak, Shovana Narayan. Today, after close to four-and-a-half decades as a professional dancer, Shovana, who was ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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