#Kathak

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury Kolkata, May 23 (PTI) Some 165 years ago, in the month of May, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah -- the last ruler of Awadh -- is believed to have written the now-famous lament ...

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She performed live during the musical tribute of the Oscar Nominee & BAFTA Awardee Tabla Wizard Pandit Chatur Lal. (Photo credit: Shovana Narayan)

  • Narayan is one of the most celebrated Kathak maestros and has also been awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi award
  • In an interview with Opoyi, Narayan says that what is being passed off as Kathak, is just a potpourri of various movements borrowed from popular styles
  • It is important for every home to provide an atmosphere with an emphasis on the importance of our classical art traditions, she says