Kamlesh Patel the pride of Baroda has given more than 1,000 performances in India and abroad. He has conquered physical disability to become a star dancer and his determination is an inspiration to many.
At the age of 5, Kamlesh fell ill and was treated by local physician. He returned home and felt down. He was not able to walk as both legs were paralysed. According to Kamlesh "He thinks it was God's wish and god wanted to send a message to all handicapped people what mental strength and passion can do".
Kamlesh life changed when he discovered that he could dance with hands during the second year of B.Com, during a Ganesh Festival. He continued rigorous practice and participated in various events. Kamlesh ultimate big break, however, came after Dance India Dance show audition in Ahmedabad.
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