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Ms Shallu Jindal’s solo performance on May 2nd, 2013 in New Delhi was an hour long, scintillating journey into the world of Kuchipudi. Ms. Jindal performed in three different segments of the classical repertoire. She started with an ode to Lord Ganesh, the elephant headed God to remove all obstacles and for the success of the show. The second segment was an amalgamation of Kuchipudi with Hindi bhajans. Ms Jindal executed intricate footwork patterns by dancing on the rim of a brass plate and co-ordinated them with complicated rhythmic patterns.

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