Aakruti Kathak Kendra

spreading knowledge, nurturing talent

Aakruti is a dance school committed to preserve, promote and facilitate Kathak in India and across the World.The students of Aakruti Kathak Kendra are carefully guided in their journey and are moulded to be exquisite dancers. Students treat the school as a sanctuary where they come to find inner strength, discipline, and joy through dance.


To holistically develop a student's potential through creative expression.


Aakruti Kathak Kendra, the only Kathak institute of its stature in South India has been nurturing young talent in Hyderabad since 1992. With the corner stone of learning at Aakruti being the values, devotion and discipline of our beloved Gurus, Raghav Raj Bhatt, prime disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj ji, and Mangala Bhatt, disciple of Pandit Durga Lal ji, students learn the external or physical aspects of Kathak while internalising the philosophy behind the art form, leading to learning that lasts for a life time. Through a range of activities such as weekly dance classes, workshops, Lecture- Demonstrations as well as research into the interfacing of Kathak with other Indian and Western art forms, Aakruti Kathak Kendra offers its students, Kathak connoisseurs, art aficionados as well as general public multiple ways in which to engage with Kathak.


Classes are held for a maximum of 10-15 students per session
Each session is for a duration of 60 mins
5 years is the minimum age to enrol for the sessions, there is no upper limit
You are advised to schedule a personal meeting before joining
The classes have a holistic and personal approach towards learning

To Enroll

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drop us a Facebook message or
visit us with a prior appointment


Kalpa School premises,
Banjara Hills,
Road No: 8 (lane opposite GVK One Mall),
Hyderabad, Telangana
Timings - on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Pratyusha School premises, Janakpuri,
Lane opposite Sec’bad Club gate,
Secunderabad, Telangana
Timings - on Saturday & Sunday from 9 am to 11 am.



- mangalaabhatt@gmail.com



Mailing Address

# 8-2-616/5/2/1
Akash Ganga, Road No 11,
Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500034
Telangana, India


+91 40-23317767

+91 9000544874

+91 9849344874