Andhra Pradesh’s classical dance ‘Kuchipudi’ found a place in the Guinness World Records when a record 6,117 dancers came together to present a show in Vijaywada.
Dancers from across the country as also from countries like US, UAE, UK, Russia, Hong Kong and Mauritius took part in it.
The grand group dance, “Maha Brunda Natyam” was organised as part of the ‘5th International Kuchipudi Dance Convention’ organised by the AP State Department of Language and Culture.
Guinness adjudicator Rishinath declared that “Jayamu Jayamu” item presented in unison by the participants created a new record and handed over a certificate to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Jayamu Jayamu item was actually choreographed by the legend Vempati China Satyam.