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'He was god-like to see': Friends mourn loss of Kathak maestro Chitresh Das

‘He was a legend, he changed kathak and brought it to a whole different level.’ ‘He held very high standards and his energy was beyond imagination. He was god-like to see; he......

Kathak icon Pandit Chitresh Das takes his final bow

‘Guruji inspired and changed the lives of so many for the better in the United States, in India, and elsewhere.’ ‘If you knew him, ever saw him teach, saw him dance, you would......

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......

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......

'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......

Lessons from Bollywood: What to do on a rainy day!

Rainy days don't always spell good news. They dampen plans and delay traffic. Not in Hindi movies though. In the sparkling world of make believe, pitter-patter always leads to masti and magic.......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

'Shah Rukh made me feel like I was Kajol'

'If there's a Fan sequel, I want a song and dance with Shah Rukh Khan.' Here's introducing Fan girl Shriya Pilgaonkar, who celebrates her birthday today, April 25. Shriya Pilgaonkar may have had a......
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"Shunyata-When Kathak Met Cham" By Aparna Sanyal.

: Shunyata-'When Kathak Met Cham A DVD release documenting an unusual ballet, and its making is set to be released on November 1st 2016. The Kathak... ...

It sure was a swanky evening at the launch of Rohit Bal Crystal at Palladium in Mumbai recently. The crème de la crème of the city gathered to... ...
The sound of tomorrow

A three-day festival organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra in Chandigarh saw fine vocal and sitar recitals. Chandigarh was not known for its... ...
The class of Kadamb

Celebrated choreographer Kumudini Lakhia and her students talk about give and take in art. Chitra Swaminathan records the interaction. The... ...
A lot in a name

In 1987, before Keralites could think beyond the Dashapushpam or of buying blooms from across the State to deck up the Athappookalam, film-maker... ...

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