When The Gods Dance- Bharatanatyam Kuchipudi (Narasimhachari and Smt. Vasantalakshmi, Urmila Satyanarayana, Priyalata Arun & Chitra Vishveshwaran, The trio Sisters- Radhika, Shobana and Gayatri, Zakir Hussain ) (DVD Video)

Item Code: ICL099
Various ArtistsSuper Audio (2008)60 Minutes
From the CD:


Narasimhachari and Smt. Vasantalakshmi (Kuchipudi)
Urmila Satyanarayana (Bharatanatyam)
Priyalata Arun (Bharatanatyam)
This episode features Smt. Urmila Satyanarayana, one of the most promising artistes of the younger generation and a senior disciple of “Sarasalaya” established by Smt.k.J.Sarasa. She performs “Natesa Kouthuvam” in praise of lord nataraja. Next item is from a “made for each other” star couple- Shri Narasimhachari and Smt. Vasantalakshmi, who are eqrally woll-known world wode for their kuchipudi as well as Bharathanatyam. The Narasimhachari present a fully rhythm-based kuchipudi piece-Jathikattu in this serial. This also features Smt. Priyalata Arun of Singapore Indian fine arts society. With over 800 students on its rolls, Singapore Indian fine arts society is probably the largest institution of its kind outside India, teaching Indian Dance, as well as vocal and instrumental music. Smt. Priyalata Arun presents a padam in praise of lord Muruga.


Chitra Visheshwaran (Bharatanatyam)
The trio sisters- Radhika, Shobana and Gayatri (Bharatanatyam) Zakir Hussain (Bharatanatyam)
Smt. Chitra Vishveshwaran initially learnt Bharathanatyam from Thanjavoor Smt. T.A.Rajalakshmi and then from Vazhuvoor Shri Ramaiyah pillai. She later established her own style taking center stage as one of India’s leading dance exponents. This part features Chitra performing to a Sanskrit song in praise of the India sub-continent rendered by her husband Shri vishveshwaran with true dedication to the motherland. Next item in by the sisters Trio, Radhika, Shobana and Gayatri, who take pride in being introduced as among the senior most disciples of the Dhananjeyans, depicting the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Last item is by Shri Zakir Hussain, a disciple of Chitra Vishweshwaran, worshipping Shri Ranganatha, the Lord of srirangam in Tamilnadu through nritya.

Producer: Dr. Mohana Krishnaswamy

Title: When the Gods dance
Language: English
Subtitle: English
Running length: 60 mins
Audio: Stereo dolby digital
Regions: NTSC all regions
Catalogue number: 100112

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