Padmaja Suresh performs for Laadli Media Awards
December 13, 2010
Bharatanatyam dancer Padmaja Suresh performed on December 10, 2010 at Chowdiah Hall in Bangalore, as part of the Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity organized by Population First.
She presented three distinct dance numbers highlighting the role of a woman. The first was from the Puranas, the Shakti images were drawn and the Goddess as Durga Chamundi was portrayed. The next number was a poem by Subramanya Bharatiyar on the mother's love for the child integrated with another poem of the Chinmaya Mission - Matrustavanam on the devotion of a worthy child after growing up into a fine woman towards her mother who nurtured all the superlative qualities in her from birth, childhood and youth. The last number was on Mother India, Vande Mataram.
recently received the Kiran Achievement Award from Women's International
Network on November 25, 2010 at Teenmurthy Bhavan, for excellence and contribution
by sharing the art of Bharatanatyam with lesser-sections of children through
the institute's project Kalachaitanya.