Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Nighat Chaudhry

Born in Lahore and brought up in England Nighat has been a dancer from an early age as her skills were vividly visible when she was still a toddler. Later under the tutelage of legendry kathak dancer Naheed Siddque, she got herself groomed to perfection. Besides learning ballet and contemporary dance in London, Nighat also get herself trained in Kathak from the venerated institution of Kathak Kendra in Delhi, from Pandit Durga Lal of the Jaipur gharana. Today she is a force to reckon with, an institution to look forward to. With her newly founded NGO i.e. National Dance Foundations that she aims to preserve the dance heritage of our country. Under her belt two esteemed projects have already set in namely ?Classical Dances of Pakistan (Since Partition)?and ? Mountain Dances of Pakistan?. Best of luck , Nighat !!

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