Kathak and its history would be incomplete, if not poorer, were it not for its foremost proponent, Shambhu Maharaj. This scion of the Lucknow gharana of Kathak has left an indelible mark which no amount of chakras or tatkars can obliterate. The great Kathak master is said to have been born in…
Bhaskar Chandavarkar writes about the inauguration of the Tata Theatre, Mumbai (11-19 October, 1980), and the following festival which featured musical and dance performances by some of the most emminent artists of the country.
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Its name should have been Natwari Nritya
Vaishali Trivedi: It is a privilege to talk to you. We are at the Kadamb Centre for dance and music founded by legendary choreographer and Kathak guru Padma Bhushan Srimati Kumudini Lakhia-ji. Kumud behn, I want to start with your childhood. How was it…