Shweta Garg is a disciple of the great Kathak
Guru Pd. Girdhari Maharaj of Jaipur Gharana.
Born by a mother who is a renowned vocal radio artist, came in
the eyes of her Guru very early. He himself demanded her from
her parents to be his shishya. She is a GANDABANDH shishya of
her GURU from very beginning.
Shweta Garg has emerged recently as the most
prominent young kathak exponent from Jaipur, India. She has been
learning Kathak from very early age. Since 1982 she has been a
student of kathak dance initially at Jaipur Kathak Kendra, &
than from 1985 she has been learning from her Guru Pd. Girddhari
Maharaj along with her sister Swati Garg who is her co performer.
Shweta Garg has done her Masters (Nipuna)
both from Gandharva Music School & Rajasthan School of Arts,
Jaipur. She is a class kathak exponent, a brilliant folk dancer.
She is also a very good vocal music artist & has graduated
in vocal music. She has won various awards & scholarships
at national & international level.
From very early age, she has been performing
along with her sister Swati at national & international levels.
Shweta Swati & Swati Garg forms a unique & rare duo combination
probably the best in their style among today’s young artists.
She has also worked in eight Oscar awarded film
"Little Buddha" with Keanu
Reeves in the lead & directed by Bernado
In April 2002 she formed her dance & music
school "India International Institute of Kathak Dance
& Music" & her dance group "Shweta
Swati & Dance Company" at the Pink City home
of famous Jaipur style of kathak dance.
At IIIKDM she has been teaching what she has
learnt from her Guru with her own creation keeping the original
intact. More than 500 students have been trained at IIIKDM since
than & some of them have established themselves as a young