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Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away in Mumbai

Kathak queen Sitara Devi died at a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday. She was 94. Born in 1920 in Kolkata, Sitara Devi drew from the themes, poetry and choreography collected by her father in her......

In PHOTOS: A night to remember for 'old friends'

Chinese folk dance fused with Kathak to create a cultural synergy on Thursday night leaving the audience spellbound at a glittering function in New Delhi to celebrate 60 years of the establishment......

Reputed Kathak dancer Bireshwar Gautam found dead

Internationally acclaimed Kathak dancer Bireshwar Gautam alias Biru was on Saturday found dead in mysterious circumstances at his residence in suburban Oshiwara in Mumbai, the police said.Biru's......

Kathak school in US wins prestigious grant

A California-based Kathak school on Monday got a $120,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to help support the spread of the Indian classical dance form.Chhandam Chitresh Das......

Alert: Courses in Kathak, tabla, pakhawaj

Kathak Kendra(National Institute of Kathak Dance, constituent unit of the Sangeet Natak Akademi)Admission notice: Academic session 2004-2005Applications on the prescribed form are invited for......

How IIMs are trying newer ways to beat stress

Last Sunday, students at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B), took lessons from Kathak maestro Birju Maharaj in, guess what, stress management. It's not just IIM-B. IIM-Ahmedabad......

Pranab's daughter comes out with Budget wishlist

Vying for his attention like every other Indian does around Budget time, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha has written an open letter asking him to exempt artistes like......

Puja spells boom for tour biz

Efforts are on to turn Kolkata's Puja season into the local equivalent of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.The four days of Durga Puja is the time to see Kolkata at its best. Sadly, very few outsiders,......

It's branding, not philanthropy, stupid!

When last year, Chaali, a group of contemporary dancers drawn from Kerala and Bangalore toured over 15 small towns in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry, its performances were made......

It's branding, not philanthropy, stupid!

When last year, Chaali, a group of contemporary dancers drawn from Kerala and Bangalore toured over 15 small towns in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Pondicherry, its performances were made......

'Sitara Devi was the greatest kathak diva ever'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late Kathak legend Sitara Devi. Lata Mangeshkar: 'Prasiddha......

Of Bhool Bhulaiya, and a classic dumbed down

The setting was changed. South India became North India. Carnatic music became Hindustani. Bharat Natyam turned into Kathak. Manichitrathazhu became Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Rated as one of the best-ever......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

Quiz Time: How much did Madhuri's outfit weigh in Kahe Chedd Mohe song from Devdas?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. How much did Madhuri Dixit’s costume weigh in the......

Double treat for Kannada movie goers

Two Kannada films will be releasing on Friday, June 27, across Karnataka. One is titled Jai Lalitha, directed by P Kumar, which is a remake of the Malayalam hit Maya Mohini. The other film is Paru......
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sitapati rao
Q. How many classical dances area there and they belong to which state?
Sitapati Rao:  A.  more

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Kalpana Roy
Q. Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away. RIP
Kalpana Roy:  A. Most prominent are :- Bharata Natyam (TN)- Kuchipudi (AP)- Odissi (Odissa)- Manipuri (Manipur)- Kathak (Hindi Belt)You can add others like - Yakshagana, Kalaripayat, etc more

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Prakash Chandra
Q. I have not received a single rosogulla today and my appetite is going high. Which dance I must do, bhangra, kathak or western ?
Prakash Chandra:  A. Ya heard the News on TV ,,RIP more

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Bengaluru Today for Dec 20

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS RELIGION Sri Ayyappa Swamy Utsav: Para Yeduppu and Melam, Sri Ayyappa Seva Samithi, RKS... ...

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Sahitya Akademi award for Meera's 'Aarachar'

THRISSUR: Writers P R Nathan, S K Vasanthan, D Sreeman Nambuthiri, K P Sasidharan and M D Ratnamma bagged the life-time achievement award, 2013, of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Sahitya-Akademi-award-for-Meeras-Aarachar/articleshow/45583043.cms
December 20

Comment · print · T T T+· T- RELIGION Sri Ayyappa Swamy Utsav: Para Yeduppu and Melam, Sri Ayyappa Seva Samithi, RKS Compound, 7th... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/bengaluru-today-december-20/article6708443.ece
R.I.P. & Au Revoir (First of Two Parts)

Sitara Devi (Kathak - India): Popularly referred to as the Kathak Queen, Sitara Devi died on 25th November, at the age of 94, due to kidney... ...

http://www.fridaygurgaon.com/news/5677-r-i-p-amp-au-revoir-first-of-two-parts.html
Kathak recital to enthrall city

Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi will bring on stage classical dance artist Divya Dikshit on December 20 at Tagore Theatre of the city. ...

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