Generation after generation, kathak has been lucky enough to find artistes who have held the flag high at all times. But India’s classical dance, kathak, is traditionally attributed to the traveling bards of ancient northern India known as Kathakars or storytellers. Though inside the dance fraternity, one might complain of many things, kathak is one of the eight major forms where dancers tell various stories though their hand movements and footwork, but most importantly though their facial expressions and the credit for this must go to its committed practitioners. One of the truly and passionate artist Jyoti Singh who is living in New York but her passion for kathak doesn’t seems to stop.


What we found out that Jyoti Singh performing on Kathak in the heart of New York. Jyoti has acted in Bollywood movie and TV serials. Speaking to media Jyoti Singh said that classical dance performance is an artistic method of spiritual awakening and makes an artist disciplined. Hailing from India, Jyoti made New York her base.  She gained recognition when she played the lead role in Yadvi : The Dignified Princess. She spends he free time in art of yoga, improvising free style dance in Kathak and singing Hindustani Classical Music.

——–Pigeon Media (Abhishek Dubey)

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