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Kathak : The Indian Dance Form

Kathak Dance _ Dancer

What is Kathak? The expression ‘Kathak’ has its origin in the word ‘Katha’, which literally means a story. Story-tellers or the recounters are the people, who narrate various tales from fables, mythology and epics and have the base of their story-narration on legends from Hindu Puranas. It has its foundation …

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Sangam of Kathak movements with Japanese tunes

Indian and japnese dance in pune

The last year, when I had been to Varanasi (Kashi), there were Japanese travelers in the plane from Mumbai airport. I wondered ‘what could be the reason that took them here?’ Then I started conversation with one of them, who coincidently had her seat next to me. Her name was …

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