Aniruddha Knight in Chennai

“Aniruddha Knight is the direct inheritor of the traditional style of dance and music that was codified two hundred years ago at the Royal Court of Thanjavur in southern India. […]

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Aharya Abhinayam- Excellence in Bharathanatyam Costume

  Bright yellow… lime green… off-white… the dress matters as much as the dance. On those indispensable craftsmen, who make the art come alive. Kausalya Santhanam in her Report in […]

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Chennai Music and Dance Festival – Best way to divert the mind

This festival is a tradition of music and dance set by our ancestors. Even Andal speaks of people getting together and singing and dancing in Margazhi, and she too dressed […]

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Natyadarshan defines Sense, sensibility and sensuality

PERSPECTIVE When the medium of expression is the human body, how is ‘right’ defined? The seminar organised by Kartik Fine Arts searched for answers in the Natyadarshan Event. Here is […]

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From Nautch to Natyam

An article by SRIRAM VENKATAKRISHNAN in The Hindu The 1932 Conference of the Music Academy was in progress at the People’s Park behind Ripon Buildings. Tiger Varadachariar was presiding and […]

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