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‘India Is One Of The Few Countries Without A Ballet Company’

‘India Is One Of The Few Countries Without A Ballet Company’
‘India Is One Of The Few Countries Without A Ballet Company’
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2020-03-06T11:44:30+05:30

Actor Achintya Bose in conversation with Lachmi Deb Roy about Yeh Ballet, a ­fictionalised account of two underprivileged boys who become ballet dancers

On his role in Yeh Ballet

I play a teenager called Asif, a strong and fierce person on the outside and sensitive within. His uncle tries to discourage him, but he is willing to take any risk in order to achieve his dreams. Along with Nishu, he eventually manages to get admission in a renowned ballet school in New York.

Why he took up the role

India is one of the few countries without a ballet company. But it has classical dances such as kathak, bharatnatyam etc. While the rest of the world is aware about us, our vibrant histories and these dance styles, we barely know about styles like vogue, shuffling and ballet. So, the primary motivation was that more people will learn about...

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