Photographer's Note

One of Indias oldest art forms, Kathak is a classical dance which took origin in North India. The dance is characterised by rapid graceful movements. Unlike the other classical dance forms, many of its famous exponents have been male, including Pandit Birju Maharaj.

Katha in Sanskrit means story, and Kathaka means story teller.

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