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82 min

.An exploration through a classroom session & demo by 'Padmabhushan' Kalanidhi Narayanan & Jayanthi Subramaniam, Bragha G Bessell, Ramya Harishankar .

Concept & Presentation by Priyadarsini GovindEx

The classroom session features Kalanidhi Narayanan with her senior students, Jayanthi Subramaniam, Bragha G Bessell and Ramya Harishankar

'Choodare', a Kshetrayya padam is demonstrated by three dancers with each expressing a particular rasa.
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Choodare Padam - Sahana - Misra chapu talam

This DVD explores the Nayika bhava in the context of Ashtanayikas, the 8 heroine types, categorized by the natyashastras under 8 different heads according to their emotional status.

  • The Nayika explored with explanation of nuances
  • Ddiscussion focussed on a padam / javali
  • Full length recital shot in 3 different angles

    In an exhaustive and aesthetic manner it presents the mindset, moods, conflicts, cogitations, tempers and tantrums of Abhisarika, the heroine who defies all accepted norms and ventures out to meet her lover at a predetermined place.

    In a long discussion the attributes of the nayika are compared and contrasted with other nayikas to bring out the subtle differences between them. It sheds light not only on the intricacies of nayika bhava, but also presents the teaching methodology of Kalanidhi maami and the intensity of Guru-Sishya relationship.

    Kalanidhi Narayanan provides some practical tips for teachers and also students at different levels- beginners, those reasonably well-trained and foreign students who are not very familiar with the Indian cultural ambience. There are explanations on how to approach the composition, understand its meaning and the mood it portrays before actually getting down to performance.
This DVD is part of the Ashtanayika DVD pack
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