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The Soofi-Kathak dance by Malini Chathurvedi

The Soofi-Kathak dance by Malini Chathurvedi














My knowledge of dance and music is next to nothing. That‘s why I said a firm no to my friend who invited me for a Soofi-Kathak presentation by Ms. Malini Chathurvedi.There was nothing to do in the evening and when he commended that there is nothing harm in seeing a dance and that too by a solitary performer, I agreed half heartedly.
The Kamini auditorium is closed from inside. Art lovers started coming. We too joined the flow. Sizable numbers are foreigners. We set a time frame of just 15 minutes viewing the performance. With my camera, we went inside and occupied a seat somewhere in front row expecting one or two photos .That went dry when the announcement came. Phograph is allowed, but not with flash light. I put my camera inside the bag.
The ambience is good. Even the light and stage arrangements create nostalgia. Unfortunately, the description at the beginning was in Hindi which I c…