Archive Day: November 3, 2017

The Mutiny Memorial – a haunting story rewritten

In front of the Old Telegraph Building in Kashmere Gate amongst the green ridge, often proclaimed to be the lungs of North Delhi, the Mutiny Memorial stands tall with stories to tell. It is one of the many forgotten monuments of Delhi. Built in red sandstone, what gives uniqueness to this hauntingly beautiful structure is its […]

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Monuments in Delhi

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Monuments in Delhi

cultural Shows In Delhi Shows In Delhi, Night Shows In Delhi Delhi is famous for different kind of foods, different ways to celebrate the festival and last but not the least monuments and heritage sites. Tourist comes across the world to see Mughal monuments which have their own history. In Indian history monuments built by different […]

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Uday Shankar

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Uday Shankar

He was an Indian dancer and choreographer, best known for creating a fusion style of dance, adapting European theatrical techniques to Indian classical dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, which he later popularised in India, Europe, and the United States in 1920s and 1930s. He was a pioneer of modern dance in India. Like Dislike

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Pandit Birju Maharaj

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Pandit Birju Maharaj

Brijmohan Mishra popularly known as Pandit Birju Maharaj  was born on 4 February 1938. He is the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India. Birju Maharaj started teaching the dance form at the young age of thirteen, at the Sangeet Bharti in New Delhi. He then taught at the Bharatiya Kala Kendra in Delhi, and at the Kathak Kendra  where he was Head […]

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Mallika Sarabhai

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Mallika Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai, a multifaceted personality, is a noted Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam dancer. She has immensely contributed to the fields of acting, writing and publishing. She is a social activist and has participated in many socio-developmental projects initiated by the United Nations. Mallika Sarabhai has also received the “French Palme D’or”, the highest civilian award of […]

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Shovana Narayan

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Shovana Narayan

Shovana Narayan is a Kathak Maestro and an outstanding dancer. She is an incarnation of the great artistic and social traditions of India. She created a new and innovative style of performing arts by enriching it with a deeper and wider canvas of expression and dimensions. Like Dislike

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Sonal Mansingh

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Sonal Mansingh

Sonal Mansingh is an eminent Indian classical dancer and a leading exponent of Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, and Chhau. Besides being a dancer, Sonal Mansingh is a well-known choreographer, teacher, orator and a social activist. For her contributions in the field of “Classical dancing” she has received accolades from many national and international organizations. She was the […]

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Yamini Krishnamurthy

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Yamini Krishnamurthy

Krishnamurthy began her training in bharata natyam, a graceful dance that incorporates geometric movements and rhythmic foot patterns, as a child at Rukmini Devi Arundale’s Kalakshetra, a leading school for the dance form. After mastering the basic skills, she went on to study under renowned dancers such as Kanchipuram Ellappa Pillai and Thanjavur Kittappa Pillai. After her […]

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