Nrithyakshethra Dance Academy run by Gurus Madurai N. Muralidaran and his wife Chithra Muralidaran, is celebrating its 30th anniversary from November 10 to 14, 6.30 p.m., at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and on November 16 at Narada Gana Sabha.
In view of the event, students of the school will present ‘Atula Tala Shanmarga Yagnam’, a full Bharatanatyam repertoire in six rare talams, starting from the traditional pushpanjali to tillana. The concept, script and composition are by Guru Muralidaran. The six talams are: Sankeerana Matyam (20 aksharas), Tisra Dhruvam (11 aksharas), Kanda Jempa (8 aksharas), Kanda Thruputa (9 aksharas), Misra Ekam (7 aksharas) and Misra Roopakam (9 aksharas).
Besides, a dance drama ‘Silapathikaram’ will be staged on November 21, 6.30 p.m., at Narada Gana Sabha.
The write up in The Hindu notes that Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala, Priya Murle, Uma Muralikrishna, Kavitha Ramu, Shiva Kumar, Binesh Mahadevan and Padmalakshmi Suresh as well as daughters of dancers including Manasvini (Revathy Ramachandran), Sumithra (Jayanthi Subramaniam), Pavithra Madhuram (Mutharasi) and Kavyalakshmi (Muralidharan daughter) will participate along with senior students of Anitha Guha, Revathy Ramachandran, Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala and Divyasena.
For details, contact Muralidaran at 99627 77833 or Chithra Muralidaran at 98405 89429 or 26186110.