A day in the life of Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj

Here is look in the life of the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak, Pandit Birju Maharaj. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Here is look in the life of the leading exponent of the Lucknow Kalka-Bindadin gharana of Kathak, Pandit Birju Maharaj. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Kathak dance exponent Birju Maharaj does a step with his daughter at his New Delhi residence. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Kathak dance exponent Birju Maharaj does a step with his daughter at his New Delhi residence. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Pandit Birju Maharaj's granddaughter Yashashwini plays as her grandfather poses for the camera. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Pandit Birju Maharaj's granddaughter Yashashwini plays as her grandfather poses for the camera. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
The Padma Vibhushan winner oversees a performance of his young brigade at Kalasharam in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
The Padma Vibhushan winner oversees a performance of his young brigade at Kalasharam in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Youngsters are ready to match steps with the legend himself. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Youngsters are ready to match steps with the legend himself. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Pandit Birju Maharaj's young students seem to be enjoying their performance.(IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Pandit Birju Maharaj's young students seem to be enjoying their performance.(IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Photographs of Lacchu Maharaj and Shambu Maharaj, renowned legends of the Lucknow Kathak Gharana and teachers to Pandit Birju Maharaj at the home of the latter in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Photographs of Lacchu Maharaj and Shambu Maharaj, renowned legends of the Lucknow Kathak Gharana and teachers to Pandit Birju Maharaj at the home of the latter in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

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