The legacy of Swamimalai K. Rajarathnam Pillai lives on…

Here is a reproduction of my interview with  Mrs.Jaya Kamala Pandiyan and Ms. Nrithya Pillai, daughter and grand daughter of Guru Swamimalai K. Rajarathnam Pillai for Carnatic Darbar Guru Swamimalai […]

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A Thesis Titled “Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore”

Here is a detailed  PhD. Thesis titled “ Development of sadir in the court of Raja Serfoji-II (1798-1832) of Tanjore” submitted to the University of Hyderabad by Radhika V.S, under […]

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Upcoming Programs of Shijith Nambiar and Parvathy

“One of the top male Bharatanatyam dancers in the country today” proclaims the mighty  “The Hindu” “Shijith  Nambiar – the small prince of bharathanatyam”, “Dance like a man” rave other […]

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A Chat with Malathi and Lakshmi Iyengar…

   This is the draft of the interview with Malathi and Lakshmi Iyengar that I did for http://www.carnaticdarbar.com/  Malathi Iyengar, choreographer and artistic director of Rangoli Dance Company based in Los Angeles […]

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Sonali Skandan presents Prof. C.V. Chandrasekhar’s Choreography

Sampradaya: Celebrating Tradition A Classical Indian Dance Concert by Sonali Skandan featuring the choreography, music & nattuvangam by Professor CV Chandrasekhar at Hunter College | Lang Recital Hall | Room […]

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Know about Nattuvangam – the rhythmic sound play of cymbals

 An Article by Anjana Ranjan in The Hindu The most important member of a Bharatanatyam orchestra is, arguably, the nattuvanar. This is the person who plays the set of cymbals […]

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