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The award aspires to create a benchmark that custodians of Indian cultural forms will value, carrying forward global legacies.

Lakhia is a distinguished disciple of renowned traditional Kathak gurus like Shambhu Maharaj, Birju Maharaj, Pandit Sunder Prasad, Radha Lal Mishra and Ashiq Hussain.

She is credited for moving away from the solo form of Kathak starting in the 60s', by turning it into a group spectacle and also innovations taking away traditional stories, adding contemporary story lines to the repertoire.

Some of her most famous choreographies include Dhabkar (Pulse), Yugal (The Duet), and Atah-kim. She was also a choreographer in the Hindi film, Umrao Jaan (1981) with Gopi Krishna. She will be presented the award by Lalit Mansingh, vice president of ICCR.

WHEN: 17 November, 6:30 pm
WHERE: Kamani Auditorium
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