Bharatanatyam - Gandhi Mahaan Kathai - Padma Subrahmanyam [DVD]
NRITHYODAYA (Founded by Director K. Subrahmanyam in 1942) Presents Kotthamangalam Subbu's Gandhi Mahaan Kathai by Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam to commemorate the 70th Year of NRITHYODAYA and the 60th Year of Dr. PADMA SUBRAHMANYAM's continuous stage presence in her journey of dance ** This DVD unfurls Live dance of Kotthamangalam Subbu's 'Gandhi Mahaan Kathai' performed by Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam along with Shri. Vineeth, 45 other artistes and live music at Narada Gana Sabha on 2nd Oct 2012. 'Gandhi Mahaan Kathai' is presented in six parts. To suit the colloquial Tamil used by the author, originally written for Villuppattu, Dr. Padma has composed music and choreographed in folk style. It is in narrative form and does not present characters on stage. ** Nrithyodaya was founded by film Director K. Subrahmanyam in the year 1942 to impart free training in Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Kathak, Manipuri and folk dances. Eminent Gurus were engaged and patronized by the founder. Subrahmanyam was a staunch Gandhian and a freedom fighter with strong footing in Indian Heritage coupled with world view of culture due to his association with UNESCO. He was the first Indian film Director to be honoured by Moscow Film Studio (USSR) as well as the Hollywood Film Directors Guild (USA) in early 1950s. From 1971 to 2007 the institution was spearheaded by his eldest son, V. Balakrishnan. Presently Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is the President. ** Dr. Padma Subrahmayam is a multi-faceted artiste scholar who has in...
Bharatanatyam - Gandhi Mahaan Kathai - Padma Subrahmanyam