He is slow, and yet swift!
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
day and night, observing things that move,” reveals Raghav. He has been busy touring and performing in events post DID. Other than that, he is also working on some Bollywood projects. But he says he will stick to his style no matter what, and will not succumb to any trend. He goes on to advise the same to all the aspiring dancers, further adding, “Dancing is all about creativity. One should always try creating their own style,” he signs off.
Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com
More on Art & Culture
'Critics don't matter'How much has Sunaparanta the centre for the arts in Goa inspired you as a creative individual? What brought about the Shanghvi Salon?
DNMUM292723 | 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : Manish Mishra | WC :469
I chose to put conversation at the centre of my life: it's how I process life. Conversation involves
The art of communication
DNIND25084 | 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :72
The children of Choithram International School, North Campus celebrated their ninth annual function on Saturday. The theme was ‘communication as expression’. Tiny tots started the programme with a dance performance that was based on ‘atithi dev
A fest to reckon with
DNIND25085 | 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :205
The three-day management festival Ahvan 2013 by the Indian Institute of Management, Indore concluded on Sunday in the presence of chief guests, MK Gaind, DGM of CBI and DK Joshi, chief economist of CRISIL. This fest, attended by the students of to
DNJAI45099 | 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM | Author : Swapna Sarita Mohanty | WC :180
Ileana Citaristi an Italian-born Odissi and Chhau dancer, now based in Bhubaneshwar for almost 34 years was in Jaipur to cast a spell on Jaipurites with her dance performance. Speaking about her journey, she says, “I came to India to learn a few