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Sandip Soparrkar

Debabrata Pal: A gifted artist who immortalises dancers

Many artists have made their mark by painting various parts of Indian culture, tradition and heritage.

17 Feb 2020 2:14 AM

Identify a dancer’s personality via the show he likes to watch

Dancers who love to watch cartoons are looking for a quick escape from the hard reality of their times.

05 Feb 2020 2:58 AM

Dancer raises the issue of male-female union like that of Shiva and Shakti

Cross Mix Ally was a show about Shiva-Shakti and beyond. In our society today, females are considered the weaker sex.

14 Jan 2020 2:00 AM

This new year, start learning a dance that reflects your sun sign

Sun sign astrology is the form of astrology most commonly found in many newspapers, magazine columns and nowadays a lot on the Internet too.

01 Jan 2020 2:05 AM

High on heels & his hips don’t lie

What if I told you that high heels were originally made exclusively for men?

25 Dec 2019 2:29 AM

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Konflikt, a three dimensional visual representation human life

‘Konflikt — A Journey of Life’ was a three dimensional visual representation of what we more appropriately call human life.

12 Dec 2019 1:51 AM

A new-look Mahabharata: Epic dance drama with a Bollywood, TV star cast

The play has 24 dynamic actors, 15 junior artistes, and 10 dancers along with mesmerising music.

26 Nov 2019 1:25 AM

The outfit inspires the dancer, dress sharp to find your mojo

Long necklaces can be hazardous particularly if you’re a fast spinner. The same goes for long hair, particularly ponytails.

14 Nov 2019 1:51 AM

Dancing Waters: Speaking of water conservation with Kathak and drums

The best part of the composition was the blend of drums and instruments like the violin, tabla, guitar and sitar with Kathak.

26 Sep 2019 1:58 AM

Jhelum Paranjape’s mesmerising presentation on Chokha Mela

A veteran in the world of dance, she has been dancing since 1977 and has dedicated herself to the pursuit of the Indian classical dance Odissi.

10 Sep 2019 12:37 AM

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Mata Hari, exotic dancer and naked spy, who was as stylish in death as in life

Mata Hari had indeed tied Europe’s richest and most powerful men to her little finger and had Europe’s audiences at her pretty feet.

06 Aug 2019 2:14 AM

Charishnu: Titans unite for a dance show where each style is unique

The prime movers and the artistes she chose then have not been replaced since by any other group in those forms.

23 Jul 2019 1:02 AM

Shila Mehta’s Kathak magic in Belgium: Making vivid characters come to life

Recently, Kathak guru Shila Mehta mesmerised the audience in Belgium with two of her unique performances at the Minard Theatre in Ghent.

09 Jul 2019 6:54 AM

An ode to empathy through dance, a visual poetry that connects through communion

Accomplished Manipuri exponent and teacher Anusua Roy presented Mandila Nartan with her students.

24 Jun 2019 4:21 AM

Queen Harish: The man, the woman & the mystery will stay the same forever

Queen Harish was known for his Rajasthani folk dance, especially his acrobatic moves and belly dancing.

10 Jun 2019 3:27 AM

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Sonalscape: Celebrating a great artiste’s eventful life

The forms did not matter, she was at ease with each one of them.

28 May 2019 12:58 AM

Dance show ‘Veerbala’ depicts India’s warrior women alongside desh-bhakti

Usha RK got together four young dancers who presented portraits of India’s warrior women in a show titled ‘Veerbala’.

16 May 2019 1:26 AM

Baithak evenings in Mumbai as classical arts edutainment

Natanam Studio for Performing Arts is a creative space for all practitioners of the classical performing arts.

22 Apr 2019 12:09 AM

Honouring India: Nalanda Presents ‘Bharata Muni Samman’

Nalanda is a non-profit public trust and undoubtedly a premier institution enjoying a unique position in the world of dance and education.

08 Apr 2019 1:04 AM

Born under great dancer parents, Yamini Reddy carves her own space

Born to the legendary Kuchipudi exponents, Padma Bhushans Raja and Radha Reddy, Yamini has got dance in inheritance from her parents.

21 Mar 2019 1:30 AM

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