Kathak exponent Uma Sharma to share experiences on DD Bharati’s ‘Gunijan’

NEW DELHI: Renowned Kathak exponent Uma Sharma, who has inspired and trained over a hundred students over the last four decades, will be the focus of attention on DD Bharati’s Gunijan series this week.


The programme will be telecast on 9 October at 9 pm with repeat telecast the next day at 1 pm.


In this episode, Sharma will share her life time experiences, her beautiful yet inspiring journey and her foray into the field of Kathak.


She is most known for reviving the old classical dance form of Natwari Nritya or the Raslila of Brindavan, which later evolved into the Kathak. Her dance drama Stree (Woman) has been known for its powerful thematic content and artistic presentation. As a one-woman exposition Stree gives emotive thrust in depicting the position of woman down the centuries and her search for an independent identity.


Sharma’s journey is an inspiration to millions of young artistes and performers in their ardent professional pursuit for excellence.


The interactive dialogue series Gunijan has in the past featured some of the legends, music maestros and masters of their field setting a new example for infotainment thereby bringing the esteemed viewers of the channel closer to the lives of these eminent artistes.

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