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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Kathak dancer


The greatest harm to Kathak’s portrayal has come from Bollywood: Shovana Narayan

February 26, 2021 5:11 pm

"The commercial cinema has always portrayed it in a debauched manner forgetting its original temple roots and historicity," says Padmashri Shovana Narayan

Modern dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away at 73; know more about his legacy

December 10, 2020 12:50 pm

"He left us in the early hours of December 10, at his home in Mumbai, after a brief illness, bravely borne," the family announced on social media

Dance on the House: Rajasthan's fourth generation of Kathak performers

August 09, 2017 12:10 am

A family of Kathak dancers and percussionists performed together for the first time on stage

Varanasi Kathak dancer breaks world record

April 10, 2016 2:55 am

PM Modi, whom Soni wanted to be present when she broke the record, congratulated her in a tweet: “Soni Chaurasiya, a bright youngster from Kashi has made us proud. Congratulations to her.”

Friends and family pay their final respects to Sitara Devi

November 28, 2014 1:30 pm

Devi passed away on Monday due to multiple organ failure at the age of 94.

Lively, outspoken, passionate: Friends, colleagues remember Kathak legend Sitara Devi

November 26, 2014 11:10 am

Kathak queen Sitaradevi breathed her last in Mumbai at 1.30 am on early Tuesday morning. Friends and colleagues remember the dancing legend.

‘She gazed at the audience like she knew their minds’

November 26, 2014 12:26 am

She was brilliant — in terms of the chaal of the dancer, the progression of a piece, coming back to sam and that dramatic climax in the end.

‘She was a legend, yet she wanted to learn more’

November 26, 2014 12:20 am

There are a couple of incidents that show how Auntyji lived life to the fullest.

Like a Star in the Sky: Remembering Sitara Devi for her zest for life and passion for dance

November 26, 2014 10:35 am

As one of the finest Kathak exponents in the country passes away at 94, we remember Sitara Devi’s zest for life, her candidness and immense contribution to the world of dance.

Dance for Peace: Retelling the episodes from the life of Gautam Buddha

September 29, 2014 12:29 pm

Kathak exponent Shovana Narayan on a new production that retells episodes from the life of Gautam Buddha.