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Meaning of kathak technical terms

 Rukhsar -

It is a type of gatnikas in Kathak. In dance it is the first appearance . Rukh is an urdu word which means - face (chehra, mukh). Rukh-sar means to see the face first time (paheli baar mukh mandal ka darshan).

Ched chad -

Ched chad in kathak denotes love tussel between radha and krishna. One could portray this in gat bhav or in thumri. 


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