Press

 

“Priya’s rendition of some of her Guru Kundan Lal Gangani’s choice chakkars and tukras, the typical Jaipur Gharana dips and delicate leaps, all came through with … succinct charm”

 

The Hindustan Times

 

“Kathak ke wayvidhya me naha gaya sabargar”

Navabharat Times, Lucknow

 

“Rudyard Kipling wrote ‘East is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet’.  Priya Pawar’s performance proved this wrong”

Asten Posten, Oslo

 

“In Priya Pawar, the senior Kathak virtuoso who now lives in London … we have an example of the never say die spirit of the true dancer”

The Hindustan Times

 

“The Flamenco dancer wore shoes but Priya Pawar’s weapon was ghunghrus and bare feet.”

 

Asten Posten, Oslo

 

“Priya gave a relaxed and winsome presentation of both the Nritta and Abhinaya aspects of Kathak … beautifully timed and executed Parans, Ginti Ki Tihais and play with rhythm”

 

The Hindustan Times

 

“Pratap and Priya are one of the finest pairs of dancers in the Indian classical scene today…”

 

Indian Express, New Delhi

 

“…the performance [Kathak-Flamenco] … was so riveting that there were no less than six or seven standing ovations during the ninety minute magic on stage.”

 

Daylight, New York

 

“…the performance [Kathak-Flamenco] … was so riveting that there were no less than six or seven standing ovations during the ninety minute magic on stage.”

 

Daylight, New York

 

“… superbly executed programme of Indian dance …”

Glasgow Herald

 

“… their show is accessible and makes Western audiences aware that the Indian population has brought a rich cultural heritage with it.”

City Limits, London

 

 

Priya Pawar's weapon was ghunghrus and bare feet

Books

 Priya appears in the following books:

Indian Dance – The Ultimate Metaphore by Shanta Serbjeet Singh

Kathak – Indian Classical Dance Art  by Sunil Kothari

Dances of India  by Reginald and Jamilla Massey

Who’s Who of Asian Achievers – Asians in the Millennium published by Eastern Eye and Asian Times