Rani Khanam's Ghungroos tell the story of strength, one woman's fight to follow her heart and pursue a dream, against many odds. Her dance is devotion, her art a voice for many who don't have one. Kathak is not just a passion, but a prayer, a freedom to see herself and many"
Related to transcendence, it involves an extraordinary modesty and objectivity, I felt this most acutely during the Kathak dancer Rani Khanam’s solo “Nritta and Abhinaya”.
The New York Times, by Alastair Macaulay
Internationally renowned dancer and choreographer Rani Khanam’s “Sound of Spell” is enchanting Kathak dance, which brings forth the rich diverse contribution to Islamic culture.
Southbank, London UK
Her rhythmic virtuosity coaxed shrieks of Surprise and spontaneous applause from the audience.
De Morgen, Belgium, Netherlands
Rani Khanam is one of the most sensitive and astute interpreters of Lucknow Gharana of Kathak today and she has been performing professionally for the past thirty years. She brings to her dance a rare sense of devotion and dedication, which leaves the audience with a sense of spiritual fulfilment. Her style reflects deep comprehension of the dance tradition which has set new dimensions and source of inspirations to younger generation...