MEET THE ARTISTES
- In praise of MBE awardee Kathak exponent Pratap Pawar
-Dr. Sunil Kothari
Pratap Pawar was recently awarded MBE, 'Member of the Most Excellent
Order of the British Empire' in the Queen's New Year's honour list for
2019. From among the Indian dance community in London, he is one
of the few artistes to receive this award.
- I can weave through many interesting identities and roles: Ramli Ibrahim
Sutra has been consistently creative over many years. However, it was
only in 2007 that we were able to establish the Foundation to
consolidate our activities and also make sure that Sutra's objectives
and legacy can be sustained somewhat for the future.
- The dancer's guide to hitchhiking
Celebrated Indian contemporary dancer and choreographer Astad Deboo on
his 50-year career, hitchhiking across the world and more.
- Malaysia's Odissi connect
Datuk Ramli Ibrahim, an exponent of Indian classical dance forms and ballet, talks about his relationship with Chennai.
- Bringing his 'Kala' to Switzerland
Dasappa Keshava moved to Switzerland in 1975. In over 44 years of being
so far away from all, that's Indian, he has integrated very well and
established Indian dance culture by way of Kalasri.
- Dance all the way
In conversation with Odissi dancer Swapnokalpa Dasgupta.
- How Harikumar Asan experiments with Kathakali themes
Harikumar Asan uses his sweep of knowledge to push boundaries within the Kathakali grammar.
- Attakalari's Jayachandran Palazhy on the future of contemporary art forms
International movement artist Jayachandran Palazhy feels that despite
their so-called abstract nature, contemporary performances talk to
everyone, but in different ways.
- Being one in dance
Dance connects us all and we become one when we dance, says eminent
Kuchipudi dancer Kaushalya Reddy as she opens up on the subject.
- Balamma never used to compliment: Nandini Ramani
Nandini Ramani on her legendary guru.
Dance like a woman
Breaking gender stereotypes is not even an issue for dancer Parvathi
Menon, who has essayed both male and female roles in Kathakali.