1 reel. 22 1/2 min., 806 ft. : sound, color. ; 16 mm.
Produced by the Films Division, Government of India. Produced and directed by S. Sukhdev. English narration.
SUMMARY: Traces the history of Indian Kathak dance. Various aspects of Kathak technique such as Thaat (grace), Amad and Paran (pure dance), Gath (nritya or delineation of a story), Abhinaya (expression), Tandav (masculine style), and Tatkar (footwork) are performed by Damayanti Joshi, Roshan Kumari, Uma Sharma, Sudarshan Dheer, and guru Shambhu Maharaj.