Did you always plan on becoming a dancer?
well, I never planned to be a dancer ! I thought of becoming an event manager but I guess destiny wanted me to explore a new field altogether! Though I always loved dancing in my childhood and my university days
Which has been your favorite dance routine?
Shudh Kathak is always a favourite thing to do ! But a Kathak Fusion piece which I always love to perform is Jag Ghoomeya and Shape of You !
What are the 3 things every successful dancer must-have?
The Practice, The Confidence, The smile
What's the advice you would like to give to an aspiring dancer?
Just practice, practice and, practice hard until you perfect the movement ! if it’s not happening at the moment, you’ll definitely achieve it the next day or in few hours after practicing it slowly and steadily
Are you asked to dance at family occasions?
Always ! we used to host new year party and few of our neighbours and relatives used to attend those and me and my sister used to perform for them always
Which is your favorite dance form?
Well of course, Kathak ! But I love folk dance also !
Can you share your fondest dance memory?
We were touring South Africa for our concert and after the concert there was a meet and greet and people were going crazy for pictures and to have word with us ! To my surprise, most of the people knew me by my name and were calling out to have pictures with me and have a autograph! That time I realised, this is something BIG
Who has been your ultimate inspiration when it comes to dancing?
Well, of course, my guru Kumar Sharma ! But I also observed many dancers on YouTube and I totally love them ! Few of them are: Vidha Lal Ji, Aditi Mangaldas Ji, Pooja Pant, Nayantara Parpia, Shyam Dattani, Barkha Patel, Aayana Dance Company and the list is long
Were you a born dancer?
yes ! I used to learn choreographies from my sister which she used to learn at her school annual functions and we used to perform it together at our family functions
When did you start dancing?
Professionally in 2016 but, I guess since the age of 5-6 A dancer was there in me
When and where did you perform first?
Professionally, I performed at GandhiDham , Ahmedabad for a private corporate concert
Do you have any upcoming dance endeavors?
Yes ! Our dancer crew, Kathak Rockers is starting the online dance classes for everyone around the world from 22nd June. So these days working in that project and registration