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Nazaaqat, the Urdu word for grace, is an integral part of the dance form of Kathak. The Kathak legend Late Padmashree Smt Damayanti Joshi is synonymous with the grace that she learnt from her Guru Lacchu Maharajji , the doyen of the first family of the Lucknow Gharana of Kathak and the late uncle of Padma Vibhushan Birju Maharajji. On Thursday,the 12th of December, at 8 pm at Rabindra Natya Mandir,her prime disciple and torch bearer Guru Smt Moli Siddharth and her Powai based dance institute, Kalaangan paid homage to the same grace that is identified as the stronghold of Damayantiji.

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