‘Okay to share husband, not stage,’ Radha on Raja Reddy’s second marriage
Kuchipudi exponents Raja and Radha Reddy talk about the struggles they faced in learning and popularising Kuchipudi dance in India and globally. In an exclusive interview on the Hindustan Times’ Different Strokes show, the power couple of Kuchipudi share their uphill battle, their insecurities and also details of their triangular love story. Raja and Radha Reddy were married at a young age. Later, Radha’s sister Kaushalya fell in love with Raja Reddy and expressed a desire to marry him. Radha allowed the marriage but barred Kaushalya (her sister) from sharing the stage with Raja. “I agreed to the marriage but put one condition only. That she will not dance with him,” says Radha Reddy. Watch the video for the full interview with Raja, Radha and Kaushalya Reddy.