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Sangeet Natak Akademi

Thanjavur nights: Combining classical and folk art

Kapila Venu’s performance radiated the concentrated energy she exudes.

15 Oct 2019 1:48 AM

Paucity of archival material threatens legacy of Kathakali dancer Shanta Rao

Some critics had observed in those days that her style was rather “masculine”.

17 Jun 2019 2:44 AM

An ode to classical music

The music single is already available on various platforms and trending in most top playlists.

14 Feb 2019 1:52 AM

Five day cultural extravaganza

Music, musicians and matters of rich heritage through traditional music.

06 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

‘Every school should have compulsory classical music’

Dr N. Rajam, Padma Bhushan and Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow rightly regarded as the face of the violin in North India, is charming, but reticent.

24 Sep 2018 1:06 AM


‘Shanta was idealistic and timeless in so many ways...’

Shanta Serbjeet Singh, one of our senior-most critics and writers on dance, was truly all this and more.

04 Aug 2017 2:47 AM

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards mired in controversies

The entire selection process is documented and the choices are made by unanimity. Apparently, this year’s selection of 77 awardees took only a day!

04 Jul 2017 12:55 AM

Indian classical music in search of patrons

One of All India Radio’s primary tasks was to broadcast classical music and provide jobs to artists.

29 May 2017 6:52 AM