India’s Prince Dance Group, based in Berhampur, Orissa, is rags to riches tale. Led by T. Krishna Gopal Redd, the group hails from a remote part of India, most of the members are from disadvantaged sections of the Ganjam district. Two of them, Padmanabha Sahu and Telu Tarini are physically challenged.
After competing on a talent show called India’s Got Talent (on the Indian TV channel “Colors” Colors (India TV channel), the group won Rs 50 lakh (Rs five million) in prize money and a Maruti Ritz car from The Colors Channel. The group’s popularity was so overwhelming that the Orissa government announced a cash prize of Rs one crore (Rs ten million) and four acres of land for the group to build a dance academy.
The dance portrays the Incarnations of Lord Vishnu: