Why I chose Gita Govinda and Jayadeva

Kathak maestro Guru Pali Chandra reveals why she chose Jayadeva and Gita Govinda as the centrepiece for her upcoming project. The Guru opens up about her journey in the craft, her experiences as part of the Indian diaspora, and her resonance with the subject matter of this poem. Guru Pali Chandra has compiled and choreographed the Gita Govinda in Kathak in its entirety for the first time in recorded history.

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