Leena Malakar Vij

I fell in love with Kathak at very early age. Soon I realized that dance is my life. To me Kathak is the soul and my body relates to it, flows with it. This gives me so much of space within and all around...


Leena Malakar Vij, one of the finest performer in the domain of Indian classical dance Kathak [jaipur gharana] has been perfomring for last twenty years.
After being initiated into Kathak in Kathmandu under the guidance of guru smt.Honey shrestha leena’s search for excellence brought her to India. The prestigious scholarship by India Council for Cultural Relation (I.C.C.R) for foreigners aided her to do so. Ever since, she has been learning the essence of Kathak and its traditional techniques under the guidance of renowned Guru Smt. Nandini Singh at Shree Ram Bhartiya Kala Kendra New Delhi, India. Over these years Leena has given numerous performances at many prestigious dance festivals across India and abroad . She is an Empanelled Artist of ICCR and Ministry of Culture for its Festival of India abroad series.