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Mee Raqsam: 7 Dancers Who Rose Above Their Limitations Like Maryam

Kenneth Carneiro

September 1, 2020

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Like Mariyam fought against social judgement in Mee Raqsam, these truly inspirational dancers defeated their mental and physical monsters.

Mee Raqsam is the story of a young Muslim girl, Maryam, who has the dream and talent to become a Bharatnatyam dancer. Mariyam has the full support of her father as she tries to follow her dream, but she faces opposition from the conservative Hindu and Muslim elders in her community. The fundamentalists don’t want to see this mixing of both cultures and do everything they can to stop Mariyam. Nevertheless, in this heartwarming story, Mariyam fights the social evil of bigotry to follow her dream.

Watch some of the reviews for Mee Raqsam here.

Here are some exemplary examples of dancers who overcame social and physical obstacles to follow their passion of dancing.

Watch Shakti Mohan and Dharmesh’s dance clips from seasons one and two of Dance India Dance streaming on ZEE5.


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