Celebrating Artists – Ashwini Raghupathy

In an attempt to find an odissi summer workshop I googled Odissi+Bangalore and what popped up was a video of the world's 1st odissi flashmob! Conceptualized and executed by Ashwin Raghupathy, bunch of beautiful dancers break into a pallavi performance in the middle of Bangalore's plush UB city courtyard. Absolutely fascinated and extremely jealous of … Continue reading Celebrating Artists – Ashwini Raghupathy

Celebrating Artists – Nirupama & Rajendra

The greatness of a story lies in how many times it can be retold. How many versions of the story can be made without ruining its essence. Romeo & Juliet, Cinderella, Lion King, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Each of these stories have been the subject of books, plays, movies, animated movies and musicals. It takes … Continue reading Celebrating Artists – Nirupama & Rajendra

Celebrating Artists – Meher Malik

Belly dance is a celebrated classical dance form that has found its space all around the world. Popularly considered as a sensual dance form, Meher Malik has paved a way for belly dance to be viewed very differently in the indian society. Today, she is a successful entrepreneur running her dance school in Delhi. She … Continue reading Celebrating Artists – Meher Malik

Celebrating Artists – Colleena Shakti

I have spoken of Colleena Shakti and her work so many times. There is so much about her that is amazing and inspiring that her story gets richer as we share it with one another. Her life is like a dream that all us dancers envision but only a few, just a few, manage to … Continue reading Celebrating Artists – Colleena Shakti