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Third Annual Recital

On Sunday May 3, 2015, we celebrated our school’s third annual recital - Vrindavan (the land where Lord Krishna grew up).


Opening Shiva-Shakti invocation was performed by our celebrated local Bharatanayam guru Sridev Jagannath along with Kriti Rakesh Bhatia. Costume was designed by Neena Rai.


Team Jhankaar introduced the theme with a beautiful semi-classical dance on ‘Woh Kisna Hai’. The dance was performed by Priyanka, Neena, Sangeetha, Sami, Shailja, Saithya, Vini, Suma, Harsha

Kathak students team Aakriti, performed pure dance – Nritta to variour rhythms: Teentaal, Jhaptaal and Ektaal. Kriti Rakesh Bhatia performed a solo on taal Rupak. Tabla was played by local tabla artist Dr. Ajay Dholakia.


Team Aakriti also performed various acting ‘abhinaya’ pieces re-telling stories of Krishna: Makhanachori, Panihari and Kaliya Daman.

Bollywood dances were presented by various teams: NAACHmasala Teen Divas I & II, NAACHmasala Young stars. NAACHmasala Tweens and Neena ki Vanar Sena. Dances were choreographed by Neena Rai, Sangeetha Menon, Proyanka Kamra and Kriti Rakesh Bhatia

NAACHmasala School of Dance also launched it’s production company: OORJA PRODUCTIONS at this event. If you have interest in theater and wish to contribute to it in any way, please write to us at


It was a joyous evening filled with beautiful, unique and energetic dances!





Kriti Rakesh  Email:   Phone: (919)-656-5410


10207 A, Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville NC 27560