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Narthaki Monthly Newsletter

October 2020

Avinash Pasricha: The aesthetics of expression over the last 50 years
- Oorja Garg

As devoted as Hanuman
- V.P. Dhananjayan
Remembersing C.K. Balagopalan, famous for his role as the monkey god on his first death anniversary.

Reading 'The Poetic Saree'
- Rashika Ojha
When Jaya Mehta talks about 'The Poetic Saree', her heart fills with love, mind ecstatic and body exuberant because it's her dance that lives through her book.

Voice that brought plays to life
- Achuthan TK
At a recent event, well-known Kathakali singers recalled how they were influenced by the inimitable Kalamandalam Venmani Haridas

Symbols for drum beats
- Sreevalsan Thiyyadi
Radhakrishna Marar has devised a unique notation system to represent the rhythms of the chenda.

Going beyond the glamour
- Anjana Rajan
Sudha Doraiswamy took Bharatanatyam to the West five decades ago, but is conscious of the power of its roots in Thanjavur.

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