Ameera Nimjee: Kathak: Stories in Motion- @KBTCtv Profile @KazmLaila

Tacoma, Washington, USA- based musician and dancer, Ameera Nimjee, introduces us to Kathak, a centuries old dance form based in storytelling from Hindu mythology and the Islamic Mughal courts of India.

Video Source: KBTC (YouTube)

Directors/Producers: Laila Kazmi, Antonio Gomez

KBTC Profiles is a new on-air and online short-form of stories about the people, places and events in and around Western Washington community.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

2 thoughts

  1. A former high school classmate of mine(originally from Pretoria, South Africa and also a physician, currently practising as a hospitalist in Orlando, Florida) made this comment:
    “Wow! Amazing! Thank you for sharing. If you know her tell her WOW!!! What a beautiful person! Thank you for posting this. With your permission I will send it:)”


  2. A different former high school classmate, also a hospitalist in Orlando, Florida had this to say; I should note that the following comment and the one above it come from people who have grown up within this tradition of Classical Indian dancing and hence their comments are most valuable:

    “Absolutely brilliant! This is not an easy dance technique to master, takes years and you have to practice daily to become the best in your field. Lots of hours of pain and endurance.“


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