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Rita Jairath Showcases Strength with Bharatnatyam and Bodybuilding

An achiever with many accolades, her struggle with challenges and battles has kept her humble yet deep-rooted

22 Mar 2021 8:39 PM

CBI books Leela Samson over Rs 7 crore ‘unfruitful expenditure’ on Chennai auditorium

Samson, a Padma Shree awardee and also a former chairperson of CBFC, has been booked along with the then officers of the Foundation.

14 Dec 2019 1:23 PM

Young dance talents mesmerise, they need right platform to thrive

Lalgudi Jayaraman’s thillana in mand ushered in the concluding moments of the well-rounded performance.

18 Jul 2019 12:51 AM

An opportunity to connect

Geeta Chandran goes candid and talks about her journey and the evolution of Indian classical dance forms.

28 Apr 2019 2:34 AM

Against all odds

Narthaki Nataraj on winning the Padma Shri and the struggles of growing up as a transgender.

09 Feb 2019 12:48 AM


Rendezvous with Gandhi

Mallika Sarabhai’s ‘Svakranti –The Revolution within’ is about an imagined conversation with Mahatma Gandhi using multimedia, theatre, music & dance.

19 Dec 2018 12:06 AM

Dance of the divine

In a unique production, a group of classical dancers will simultaneously present the concept of god in their respective styles.

08 Sep 2018 12:19 AM

Not a choreographer, but a social activist

In international dance forms, there are no ghungaroos. But I believe that there are many people who are like ghungaroos.

29 Aug 2018 1:11 AM

Fusion is total confusion, says Vyjayanthimala Bali

She was the first female star to completely change the standard and style of dancing in Indian cinema.

03 Jul 2018 12:02 AM

Talent and strong belief makes this dancer unstoppable

He got several prestigious awards from the government of India as well as renowned cultural organisations.

13 Jun 2018 2:50 AM


Dance is not just natyam, its life, says danseuse Dr Rekha Raju

In Mumbai for music and dance festival, mohiniyattam exponent shares thoughts on classical dance, its relevance and health benefits.

26 May 2018 2:10 PM

Google Doodle celebrates legendary dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai

Born on May 11, 1918 in Kerala, Sarabhai trained in Bharatnatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom.

11 May 2018 11:04 AM

Connecting dance and Hindu mythology

Ragasudha Vinjamuri, a Bharatnatyam dancer, performs to explain Aryurveda and conversations between the human body and music.

27 May 2017 12:47 AM

Meet the Padma Bhushan awardee couple from the Vodafone ad

Dancing on a boat, was a challenge even for the professional dancers, but every moment of the shoot was enjoyable for them.

12 May 2017 6:13 PM

If life’s a stage… dance on!

It is interesting that danseuse Sonal Mansingh uses these words to describe dance.

29 Apr 2017 3:26 AM


Fest gives expression to ancient dances

The act is timely as it shows the fragility of human beings amidst tumultuous social changes.

28 Mar 2017 12:24 AM

Enhancing art through vision

Geetaji takes special care and interest in imparting the meaning and ideas underlying the lyrics her disciples learn.

28 Feb 2017 1:14 AM

Amma with a golden heart

Jayalalithaa’s first dance performance at the age of 14 in Mysore was inaugurated by Tamil cinema legend Sivaji Ganesan.

20 Dec 2016 2:39 AM