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  • Kathakali: Dance that describes the culture of Kerala

    Kathakali: Dance that describes the culture of Kerala

    Kathakali art form is often compared to Koodiyattam in terms of style as well as costume. However, the elaborate and uniquely decked style of the Kathakali costumes, as well as the local language, is better portrayed, used, and preferred by the local audiences. 

    January 8, 2022
  • It’s girl power at Kerala Kalamandalam – the cradle of Kathakali

    It’s girl power at Kerala Kalamandalam – the cradle of Kathakali

    The founder of the Kerala Kalamandalam, poet Vallathol Narayana Menon had decided to incorporate girls as students in its “vesham” course in both northern and southern kalari forms.

    December 9, 2021
  • Dance in all its glory

    Dance in all its glory

    Immaculate presentation of ashta nayikas or eight heroines at Vidarsana’s aesthetic programme was of utter bliss

    July 20, 2019
  • Celebrating their indomitable spirit

    Celebrating their indomitable spirit

    The book is a chronicle of the lives of three generations of unconventional women. Rahman leads the reader on, chapter by chapter, in an easy flowing informal manner stringing the whole story in one common thread.

    July 1, 2019
  • Elegantly rendered creations

    Elegantly rendered creations

    Ashimbandhu Bhattacharjee celebrated Ananta in honour of his amma, who was a multifaceted genius but believed in keeping a low profile, influencing many around her in general and her son in particular. Ananta scripted by Amit Dasgupta was a dance drama portraying an endless journey, tracing the Kathaka’s life where, in the end, she emerges …

    April 21, 2017
  • Solo Art

    Solo Art

    Being a passionate art lover, Indian artist Sailesh Kumar Sanghvi is all set to showcase his solo art exhibition in the Capital. Broadly categorised into two sections ~ The Dances of India and Elan,the exposition will display the artist's acrylic canvas collages and paper collage. In the first section, titled The Dances of India, the …

    April 19, 2017