Uma Sharma

Dance- Kathak (Rajasthan, India) 2004

Uma SharmaDance- Kathak (Rajasthan, India) 2004

UMA SHARMA – Known for her unparalleled flair and finesse in Kathak, she describes her dancing as “Whenever I dance, I dance with complete immersion.” She made history as the youngest dancer ever to receive the prestigious Padma Shri award, and her accolades include the Padma Bhushan and numerous international awards. Her emotive storytelling through dance, known as ‘Bhaav Nritya,’ has consistently earned her thunderous applause on stage.

Beyond her remarkable performances, she serves as an official Cultural Ambassador, representing the Indian Council for Cultural Relations at global events. Her dedication to Kathak extends beyond her own performances; she has also established a dance school, passing on her legacy to a new generation of students. Through her school, she ensures that the art of Kathak remains immortalized and continues to flourish.

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