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World Top Dancer Gallery
rene Manual specialises in Kathak, having learnt both Kathak and Bharatanatyam since 1985. Her Kathak gurus were Ms Prabha Rao, Ms Vinod Suri, Ms Deepanjali Bedi, Ms Uma Bhattacharya, Pt Charan Girdhar Chand and Mr Raghav Rao Bhatt. She has performed widely and staged productions like Kathak Ki Kahani and Ritu Chakra as producer, choreographer and dancer.