June 27, 2022

maharaj: Legendary Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj passes away | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj passed away at the age of 83 on Monday.
Pandit Birju Maharaj, was an exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak dance in India.
He was a descendant of the Maharaj family of Kathak dancers, which includes his two uncles, Shambhu Maharaj and Lachhu Maharaj, and his father and guru, Acchan Maharaj. He also practised Hindustani classical music and was a vocalist.

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