Achhan Mahārāj

(c. 1888)

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(b. Lucknow, c. 1888; d. ?, 1946) Legendary Kathak dancer of Lucknow.

His real name was Jagannath Prasad. Trained by his father, Kalkadin Prasad and uncle, Bindadin Prasad, he served the royal durbars of Raigarh, Lucknow, Rampur, and Nepal.


Subjects: Indian Music.

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