and creative choreography
August 28, 2006
She has always been imaginative and attracts persons who have a mission in dance with her refined picturisation of the various movements and mudras. Her expressions are always devoid of exaggeration. Her taste in costume is to be appreciated and she makes sure that it does not clash with the background on stage.
Creativity is always welcome in a dancer or for that matter, in any artiste. This is so, as it gives expression to their inner being. Anita excels in this. Her creative dance may not conform always to what the Tanjore Quartette described as Bharatanatyam, but she manages to convey a message to the audience and carry them with her.
To the melodious
voice of Sikkil Gurucharan, Anita brought out the spirit and devotion of
those who worship Lord Ranganatha of Srirangam, on stage. My best wishes
to her to carry on her creative work and convey her message of Indian art
was a member of Kalakshetra’s Executive Committee for a number of years
and also assistant editor of the Kalakshetra Quarterly. Sundari retired
in 1989 and continues to do publicity for the Theosophical Society.