22, 2001 Chennai
Bharatanatyam arangetram of Sangita Shresthova, disciple of Malathi Srinivasan
and Jetty Roels, took place at the Alliance Francaise auditorium on February
22, 2001 at 6.30pm .
20 - 21, 2001 Chennai
Bharatanatyam arangetram of Anuroopitha, Aparajitha, Charanya, Dayasagari
and Karunambigai, disciples of Shobana, - at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
Chennai on February 20 and 21, 2001 at 6.30pm.
4, 2001 New Delhi
arangetram of Shreyasi Jain, disciple of Geeta Chandran - at 6 pm.,
at India International Centre, New Delhi. Chief Guest: Lt. Governor of
Delhi, Shri Vijai Kapoor. Guests of Honour: Padma Bhushan Raja and
Radha Reddy. Shreyasi is the grand daughter of Shri Ramesh Chandra, Publisher
and Managing Editor of the Times of India, and daughter of Lalita and Shailesh
Jain. Since the tender age of four, when she began formal schooling, Shreyasi
simultaneously began learning Bharatanatyam under Geeta Chandran's tutelage
at Natya Vriksha. After learning the art form for nearly a decade,
she presented her debut performance. Shreyasi has also been involved in
many of the cultural activities at Natya Vriksha and has been part of the
Natya Vriksha Dance Company.