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May 11, 2019
Revanta Sarabhai's interpretative Bharatanatyam recital showcases his contemporary take on the ‘dancer-deity’ paradigmRevanta Sarabhai's In the Shadow of the Gods has been a work in progress for some time now, it was introduced properly on stage in its present format as recently as January 2019 and has been previously showcased at Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Pune
May 06, 2019
Delhi Talks: It's becoming increasingly hard to say 'Vande Mataram' to what India has become today, says dancer Geeta ChandranBharatnatyam dancer Geeta Chandran was drawn into a controversy recently when she opted out of a campaign supporting Narendra Modi. Chandran’s name had figured in the list of 907 artistes who had pitched for Modi to counter an earlier campaign urging people to 'vote hatred out of power'.
Dec 03, 2018
Srividya Natarajan on researching the traditions of the Isai Vellalar community, and the appropriation of their artThe author weaves a fictional telling of the Devdasi in her work, embroidering the tale by attaching a tiny fabric of herself to the characters rather than expressing her discoveries “in the form of a dry scholarly publication”
Nov 05, 2018
Antariksha Sanchar: Tripping through the cosmos and Tamil culture for India’s first fantasy Bharatnatyam operaThis version of Antariksha Sanchar centers on the dreams of math genius S Ramanujan, and his destiny to fly on a mysterious vimana (flying vehicle) to explore the cosmos.
Jul 14, 2017
Mithali Raj's inspiring journey from a budding Bharatnatyam dancer to a cricket iconThe Indian women's team captain Mitahli Raj has recently created a world record by becoming the first player to cross 6000 runs in the history of women's ODI.
Mar 11, 2017
Aishwaryaa R Dhanush performs Bharatnatyam at UN, gets criticised for her caricaturist actAishwaryaa R Dhanush is the UN Ambassador for Gender Equality but it was alleged that her performance at the UN was a result of nepotism and political power
Oct 22, 2016
Leela Samson: Choreography is exciting, and dance is a challenge always, especially nowIn an interview with Firstpost, renowned Bharatnaytam exponent Leela Samson spoke about her troupe Spanda, why the arts must evolve, and her experiences working on Mani Ratnam's OK Kanmani.
Sep 17, 2013
Why the new Mahabharat is an epic failThe least you’d expect from a TV show with a budget of Rs 100 crores is that it would look good. But the actors in Mahabharat are still wearing the same satin dhoti with tinsel borders and mukut made of cheap, spray-painted metal and rhinestones.