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Sandip Soparrkar

A new-look Mahabharata: Epic dance drama with a Bollywood, TV star cast

The play has 24 dynamic actors, 15 junior artistes, and 10 dancers along with mesmerising music.

26 Nov 2019 1:25 AM

The outfit inspires the dancer, dress sharp to find your mojo

Long necklaces can be hazardous particularly if you’re a fast spinner. The same goes for long hair, particularly ponytails.

14 Nov 2019 1:51 AM

Dancing Waters: Speaking of water conservation with Kathak and drums

The best part of the composition was the blend of drums and instruments like the violin, tabla, guitar and sitar with Kathak.

26 Sep 2019 1:58 AM

Jhelum Paranjape’s mesmerising presentation on Chokha Mela

A veteran in the world of dance, she has been dancing since 1977 and has dedicated herself to the pursuit of the Indian classical dance Odissi.

10 Sep 2019 12:37 AM

Mata Hari, exotic dancer and naked spy, who was as stylish in death as in life

Mata Hari had indeed tied Europe’s richest and most powerful men to her little finger and had Europe’s audiences at her pretty feet.

06 Aug 2019 2:14 AM

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Charishnu: Titans unite for a dance show where each style is unique

The prime movers and the artistes she chose then have not been replaced since by any other group in those forms.

23 Jul 2019 1:02 AM

Shila Mehta’s Kathak magic in Belgium: Making vivid characters come to life

Recently, Kathak guru Shila Mehta mesmerised the audience in Belgium with two of her unique performances at the Minard Theatre in Ghent.

09 Jul 2019 6:54 AM

An ode to empathy through dance, a visual poetry that connects through communion

Accomplished Manipuri exponent and teacher Anusua Roy presented Mandila Nartan with her students.

24 Jun 2019 4:21 AM

Queen Harish: The man, the woman & the mystery will stay the same forever

Queen Harish was known for his Rajasthani folk dance, especially his acrobatic moves and belly dancing.

10 Jun 2019 3:27 AM

Sonalscape: Celebrating a great artiste’s eventful life

The forms did not matter, she was at ease with each one of them.

28 May 2019 12:58 AM

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Dance show ‘Veerbala’ depicts India’s warrior women alongside desh-bhakti

Usha RK got together four young dancers who presented portraits of India’s warrior women in a show titled ‘Veerbala’.

16 May 2019 1:26 AM

Baithak evenings in Mumbai as classical arts edutainment

Natanam Studio for Performing Arts is a creative space for all practitioners of the classical performing arts.

22 Apr 2019 12:09 AM

Honouring India: Nalanda Presents ‘Bharata Muni Samman’

Nalanda is a non-profit public trust and undoubtedly a premier institution enjoying a unique position in the world of dance and education.

08 Apr 2019 1:04 AM

Born under great dancer parents, Yamini Reddy carves her own space

Born to the legendary Kuchipudi exponents, Padma Bhushans Raja and Radha Reddy, Yamini has got dance in inheritance from her parents.

21 Mar 2019 1:30 AM

A river runs through it

The 90-minute dance drama traces the Ganga’s journey from its mythological origin till date.

07 Mar 2019 12:43 AM

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World Congress of Dance: A magical orb of oneness

The International Dance Council, which remains the inspiration of its world president, professor Alkis Raftis, sought to link the world through dance.

19 Feb 2019 12:17 AM

‘For me, dance is life. I see myself dancing away happily...’

She made a mark for herself in Marathi cinema too with films like Eka Peksha Ek and Anapekshit.

12 Feb 2019 5:43 AM

Meet Pammi Aunty on the dance floor

Ssumier S. Pasricha aka Pammi Aunty is known for creating viral videos in which he plays the character of our beloved “Pammi Aunty”.

29 Jan 2019 1:09 AM

A Glamorous Ramayan by Hema Malini & Esha Deol

The Ramayan is one story which is performed by many artistes through numerous dance styles.

22 Jan 2019 1:24 AM

Bollylicious from Belgium enthrals audiences worldwide with Bollywood moves

In their performances, they fuse and present Indian dance in a contemporary way while respecting its traditions.

08 Jan 2019 7:17 AM

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