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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
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