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Give traditional performing arts more respect and creative freedom

It took me 20 years to debut as a solo Indian classical dancer.

I enjoyed the taste of success performing solo on stage for an hour and a half last December, under the banner of local Indian classical dance company Kalapeetham.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 09, 2020, with the headline 'Give traditional performing arts more respect and creative freedom'. Print Edition | Subscribe