Manjari Chaturvedi is a well-known kathak dancer, director, choreographer, TedX speaker, cultural academic, creator of Sufi Kathak, restorer of the dance of courtesans, and president Sufi Kathak Foundation. The Qawwali Project, formally started in Year 2011, is a result of her research on Qawwali for more than 25 years of using this music form as part of her dance Sufi Kathak. The Qawwali Photo Project is ideated and the subjects are curated by her. She explores Qawwali through academic talks, performances, photography, films, recordings, and mehfils to propagate this music form for the last two decades, through the Sufi Kathak Foundation.
Speaker @ HLF 2023