Kratika Sengar performs Bharatnatyam on ‘Pavitra Rishta’September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After proving she can wield a sword, ride a horse and do the malkhamb effortlessly, actress Kratika Sengar, who wowed viewers as the fiery ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’, is all set to showcase her prowess over classical Bharatnatyam in the upcoming Ganesha Chaturthi special episode of “Pavitra Rishta”.
“I am performing a classical dance to the song ‘Man mohini’ from ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ in Ganesha Chaturthi celebrations in ‘Pavitra Rishta’. The evocative lyrics and the drama infused by Shankar Mahadevan’s spirited vocal style make this song a personal favourite,” said the actress.
Kratika is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, and loved the experience of shooting for the episode, to be aired on Zee TV, Saturday.
“I had been out of touch with Bharatnatyam, an art form I had trained in for over five years. But given my love for the form and my training, I was able to pick up the steps rather quickly. I loved the way the entire act was choreographed and the look chosen for me. I hope the audience enjoys it just as much,” she added.
Kratika’s dance cameo will be seen alongside exciting dance performances by several actors of the channel. Among other performers are actor Gaurav Chopra, Ravi Dubey, Nandish Sandhu, Kinshuk Mahajan and Narayani Shastri.
Evergreen actor Jeetendra will also make an appearance on the show and partake in a an aarti.
The key actors of “Pavitra Rishta” - Hiten Tejwani, Ankita Lokhande, Rithwik Dhanjani and Asha Negi will be seen performing not just dance acts, but will offer prayers to lord Ganesha and perform Ganesha immersion, in this special episode.
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