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Dance troupe aims for Guinness record

Dance troupe aims for Guinness record
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A Kuchipudi troupe from the city is in contention of a Guinness World Record after 24 of its members participated in a marathon dance session by climbing 365 steps at Yadagirigutta. The attempt is for ‘The most number of steps climbed in a marathon dance’.

A Kuchipudi troupe from the city is in contention of a Guinness World Record after 24 of its members participated in a marathon dance session by climbing 365 steps at Yadagirigutta. The attempt is for ‘The most number of steps climbed in a marathon dance’.


The troupe, headed by Vattikota Yadagiracharya, performed the feat on May 4 which was the birthday of the temple’s principle deity Sree Narasimha Swamy. Incidentally Annamacharya Jayanthi and Buddha Purnima fell on the same day. Yadagiracharya is the founder of Bhavanalaya Music & Dance Academy.


The dance was flagged off by 5th additional district and sessions judge Nimma Narayana. The event was graced by N Geetha, executive officer of the temple, K Seshachryulu, retired assistant commissioner, Endowments Department and other dignitaries. The team was received at the temple by temple chairman B Narasimurthy, and Mruthyunjaya Sharma, guru of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.

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