They wrote…

A dancer to watch-Leela Venkatraman (THE HINDU)

Combining Kuchipudi with Yoga, Meenu mesmerizes all by her distinct dance form-Rumjhum Gupta (THE TIMES OF INDIA)

Meenu is far truer to her art than to fantasies that everyone has about Lord Krishna…Imagine portraying Krishna from childhood to old age-Deepika Vij (EVENING NEWS)

Meenu displayed a commendable stage presence and remarkable footwork through her recital-Kayess (INDIAN EXPRESS)

The highlight of Meenu’s performance was the scintillating nritta. An Explosion of applause greated the Balagopala Taranga executed on the rim of a brass plate-Vasantha Iyer (NATIONAL HERALD)

Meenu marked her style with fluid, graceful movements coupled with a pleasant smile on an expressive face-Priti Verma (THE TRIBUNE)

Poetry frozen in action-Reporter (TIMES OF INDIA)

Meenu danced with joyous abandon unmindful of the danger below (on a sharp-edged copper plage)-Subbudu (THE STATESMAN)

Thakur’s footwork displayed speed and precision as she matched the mridangam beat for beat-Punam Sehgal (CHANDIGARH NEWSLINE)

An aesthetic conquest of space and time with her dancing feet-N.K.Mudgal (THE HINDUSTAN TIMES)

This Rajput girl is dominating Rao territory! Meenu has a dash of understated sauciness that is a piquant characteristic of Kuchipudi-Ashish Khokar (THE TIMES OF INDIA)

Meenu’s sense of rhythm and angsanchalan is a strong point that shone through her recital-Shanta Sarabjeet Singh (THEHINDUSTAN TIMES)

The saga of a dancer who has carved out a name for herself. She has a touch of Midas as for success-Pooja Jain (STAR ACHIEVER)

Meenu Thakur’s choreography Nayika was a depiction of feminity in eight amorious stages. She has grace, dynamism and charm-Utpal Banerjee (THE PIONEER)

The dancer is brave to present a recital almost entirely abhinaya-based without the razzle-dazzle of nritta. With confident bearing and contained exuberance, Meenu projected rare maturity-Leela Venkatraman (THE HINDU)

With her excellent command over techniques, she combined the original male dance form of Kuchipudi with Anooroopa in which the male dance style is interpreted in the female form-Pradip Kumar Das (THE HINDU)