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Who Is Manjamma Jogathi, The Transgender Dancer Who Received Padma Shri

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Manjamma’s journey started as a street beggar. She was sexually abused and was on the verge of suicide. From there, she emerged as a dancer.

Odisha District Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

Aug 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Folk dance groups, with limited artists, stage their performances in villages across the district raising awareness among the people and appealing to them to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour.


Noted Odissi Dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra Passes Away

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a state funeral for Laxmipriya Mohapatra at Swargadwar in Puri.

Watch: Bhangra Group Adds Desi Touch To Irish Music On St Patrick’s Day

Mar 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The viral video garnered over 5 lakh views, as several people on the internet lauded the dancers for mixing the two cultures.


Delhi's Most-Wanted Criminal Killed Haryana Folk Singer Harshita Dahiya, Didn't Take Money For Murder: Police

Harshita was shot dead in Chamrara village of Panipat by four men, led by Gogi on October 17

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Secrets Behind Six Decades of Broad and Vibrant On-Stage Embellishments

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

If it’s easy to hail an artiste for his all-roundish skills, it may be even more interesting to locate the reasons behind them. An overview of top Kathakali artiste Sadanam Krishnankutty, who celebrates his 60th year of career tomorrow:


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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