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November 2022
SANCHARI.. More on the arts

A new 'Jungle Book' with teeth: EnActe Arts' reimagined classic a thought provoking romp
- Kalpana Mohan

Vaibhav Arekar: Training in abhinaya and theatre make my nritta expressive
- Shveta Arora

Bringing the spirit of Ramayana to the stage
- Kalash Nanda Kumar
Assistants to artistic director of the Sutra Foundation, Geethika Shree and Tan Mei Mei, talk legacy and continuity.

The curtain never falls
- Achuthan T.K.
How David Shulman, an expert on Indian languages and poetics, fell in love with Koodiyattam and revived full-length performances.

When Odissi met Kandyan dance
- Gayathri Iyer
'Ahuti', a collaboration between Nrityagram and Chitrasena Dance Company, was an aesthetic offering in every way.

Dance of brilliance at Indian Performing Arts Convention finale
The grand finale to the five-day Indian Performing Arts Convention (IPAC) was an aesthetic treat with Australian intermediate and advanced Bharatanatyam dancers showcasing their skills through their repertoires.

On a solo journey
- Chitra Mahesh
The fourth edition of Ekam festival will have six dancers exploring different themes.

What keeps this Ramleela going
- Shailaja Khanna
The iconic dance drama 'Shri Ram', which was first staged 66 years ago, continues to draw a huge audience.

Indian teacher's musical way of teaching trigonometry to US students goes viral
- Arfa Javaid
The video that is gaining traction online shows Bala Reddy teaching trigonometry in a fun way to students in the US.

Through the composers' eyes
- GS Paul
Geetha Padmakumar's Kuchipudi production explored the story of Radha and Krishna.

Indian classical music legend Balamuralikrishna deserves Bharat Ratna
- Arjun Narayanan
Balamuralikrishna was one of the greatest geniuses of Indian classical music in the 20th century.

Choreography in Q & A format
- Rupa Srikanth
Koham unfolds Vedantic concepts through well designed music and movement.

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