This dance-theatre production is contemporary in theme and classical in performance. A celebration of India's Independence, and a tribute to the Tamil poet Subramanya Bharathi, Chaturanga features a dozen professional dancers, who create striking visuals of four aspects of freedom. They are satyagraha, swadeshi, stree-swamyam and swaya mariyadha - peaceful resistance as propounded by Gandhi, self-reliance, woman-power and self-respect.
Lakshmi Viswanathan's Tanjavur style of solo dance with her eloquent Abhinaya has been widely acclaimed. Originally trained by Kanjivaram Ellappa, Lakshmi evolved her own style and has performed in all the major centres of India, and done our country proud with her engagements in prestigious international festivals