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Narthaki Monthly Newsletter

June 2022

Nancy Grover – the pioneer promoter of classical Indian art in Australia
- Neena Badhwar

“I didn’t want to be a ‘half-woman’ in my art”, says dancer Dr. Anita Ratnam
- Shweta Kumari
Dr. Anita Ratnam, a Contemporary  Dance Actor, and an independent mother of two has proved to the world that she is born to dance. 

An imaginary interview with Guru Gopinath - Part 11
- Tapati Chowdhurie
I was able to teach dance to more than 1500 local and foreign students in Mumbai, Madras, Thiruvananthapuram, Delhi and Ernakulam.

Kalakshetra Vilasini – ‘Shashtyabdapoorthy’ in teaching Bharatanatyam
- RLV Suma Raj Menon

Geeta Chandran: Endance the universe
- Aparna Vasudevan
We cannot dance without knowing music. I feel that musicality in dance is significant.

Sangita Chatterjee on working with a Bharatanatyam mentor
- Shveta Arora

Dance is an ocean. Every dive yields only one pearl
- Yogesh Pawar
Ahead of the release of octogenarian dance guru, Dr Kanak Rele’s biography, the doyenne speaks exclusively to Mid-day about weaving together the story of a life dedicated to classical art.

One woman multiple achievements
- Purna Singh
Living through the time, we talk about Geeta Chandran who started her earliest walk in the field of Bharatanatyam at the age of 5.

A classy touch to contemporary
- Deepa Natarajan
A chat with Kathak dancer Madhu Nataraj who tells about her bohemian upbringing and how dance was a 'womb memory'.

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