You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Art & Culture

He is slow, and yet swift!

DNJAI34187 | 7/15/2012 | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :208

After wooing the nation, Raghav Juyal enthralled Jaipur with his slick moves Friday night

Anyone who meets Raghav Juyal wants to know why he baptised himself Croc-Roaxz. And After Hrs puts the same question to him. “My dancing style is powerful like a crocodile and creepy like a cockroach,” he explains. Originally from Dehradun, this 21 year-old, also a Dance India Dance Season 3 participant, was in Jaipur to perform at the Kailash Kher concert. A self-taught dancer, Raghav was never formally trained. He claims he is inspired by nature and learnt his moves from TV and internet. Known for his slow motion dancing style, the young dancer was the second runner-up in the show and is now mentoring DID Li’l Masters participants. Though he was initially eliminated, but he managed to pull through after a wild card entry. “I work hard
Read full story



Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Art & Culture

City of festivals
DNJAI55013 | 1/24/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : Shabina Akhtar | WC :337

It’s definitely the most happening weekend that Jaipur has had in recent times. JLF, definitely is keeping everyone on toes, but that definitely isn’t dissuading others from hosting parallel events.Adding to the palette of the literature lovers is

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Strings attached
DNJAI55014 | 1/24/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : Swapna Sarita Mohanty | WC :344

I will never sell these puppets even for an exorbitant price offered to me because for me they have life. I feel sad when people call it the dying art because for me it’s an immortal form of art,” said Puran Bhatt, a renowned puppeteer. He was see

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mirror Image
DNJAI55016 | 1/24/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : Neha Choudhary | WC :257

Often there have been issues over India importing talent from Pakistan. However, while speaking to Moneeza Hashmi, daughter of Pakistan’s renowned Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, it seemed that not just Indians are unhappy over the influx of Pakistani

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Flavours of Pakistan
DNJAI55017 | 1/24/2015 12:00:00 AM | Author : Neha Choudhary | WC :296

Aimed at being the cultural bridge between India and Pakistan, whose relation continues to be under strain till date, a cookbook titled Flavours of the Frontier – Forgotten Recipes from Dera Ismail Khan was launched on day three of the o

Add To LightboxCalculate Price