Varanasi Kathak Dancer Breaks World Record

Posted on:12 Apr 2016 14:20:09

Varanasi Kathak Dancer Breaks World Record
12 April 2016 Current Affairs: A Kathak dancer from Varanasi has broken the world record of longest dance performance by continuously dancing for 123 hours and 30 minutes.Soni Chaurasiya, 31, daughter of a pan vendor, broke the record on Saturday at 9.21 pm at Mount Litera Zee School, Varanasi. With her performance, she broke the previous record of Hemlata Kundalu of Trichur, Kerala, who performed Mohiniattam (a classical dance) continuously for 123 hours and 20 mins.Soni began her performance on April 4 at 6 pm on a school campus in Varanasi. While no official from the Guinness World Records attended the performance, two cameras had been installed to record Soni’s each move.  Her trainer Rajesh Dogra allowed Soni to take hourly breaks lasting five minutes.  The dancer, however, decided to take a 20-minute break every four hours.


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