Of martial arts, music and dance

The Legend of Kung Fu has been created by some of the best practitioners of this Chinese traditional art

Of martial arts, music and dance

Entertainment lovers were treated to a breathtaking production ‘The Legend of Kung Fu’ at the Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon recently. A troupe of 50 Chinese artistes, brought in from Beijing especially, performed an aerial ballet, danced, rendered Chinese folk songs and martial arts, spellbinding the audience at Nautanki Mahal.

‘The Legend of Kung Fu’ is a world-famous show from China. It has been created by some of the best Kung Fu practitioners and stage directors using varied Chinese traditional arts. The show has taken stage across the globe including US, Canada, Japan, Russia, UK for over 2 million viewers making a total of 5,000 performances till last year. It previewed in India with this performance.

‘China Heaven Creation International Performing Arts Co Ltd.’ - the Chinese entertainment company which has created it - has been acknowledged as the ‘National Model base for Cultural Industry (Export) by the ministry of Culture, People’s Republic of China.

Mr Deepak Bahl of Arya Carnivals – China Heaven’s Indian collaborator - said, “We at Arya Carnivals wanted to re-create the magic of Bruce Lee’s era and bring to India a larger-than-life show with hair-raising stunts and a captivating drama. We are absolutely ecstatic about The Legend of Kung Fu making its debut at India’s premium entertainment destination Kingdom of Dreams which is the perfect platform for a show of its caliber.”

The show delivered a gripping narrative of human emotions. It told the story of a little monk Chun Yi who has started on an arduous journey to becoming a Kung Fu master. He encounters many physical and spiritual challenges, but finally becomes a master with the help of various characters occurring in the play.

It carried the eternal theme of ‘trials and growth.’ The 50 plus Chinese troupe showcased a high level performance with the wonderful story layout, perfect stage design, brilliant sound and special effects, professional martial arts actors and real Kung Fu action scenes as the tale unfolded on stage.

Expressing his excitement on bringing yet another spectacular show Viraf Sarkari, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment said, “Kingdom of Dreams is proud to present The Legend of Kung Fu for the first time in India. We have always been at the forefront of bringing the best of international entertainment in India for our loyal audiences. The Legend is a complete family entertainer and the gripping acts of Chinese artists truly leave the audience spellbound. It is definitely big, bold, colourful - a knock-your-eyes-out show.”

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