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Ananda Shankar Jayant:
Fighting cancer with dance

TEDIndia 2009 · 16:07 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Ananda Shankar Jayant: Fighting cancer with dance
16:07 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDIndia 2009 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

Renowned classical Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. She tells her personal story of not only facing the disease but dancing through it, and gives a performance revealing the metaphor of strength that helped her do it.

Dancer and choreographer
With precision and sparkling grace, Ananda Shankar Jayant performs and teaches the classical dance styles of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi. Full bio
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