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Shama Bhate – Kathak dance exponent

On the 5th episode of season 3, ‘Vistāra’, we speak to Kathak Exponent – Guru Shama Bhate Kathak Exponent, who has experimented with both traditional as well as contemporary format of Kathak, Director of a unique institute – Nadroop – based in Pune who has brought out many out-of-the-box projects since 40 years – GURU…

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Vyjayanthi Kashi – Kuchipudi dance exponent

On the 4th episode of season 3, ‘Vistāra’, we speak to Kuchipudi Exponent, Theatre artist, Presidential Awardee from Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi – Guru Vyjayanthi Kashi She is the granddaughter of the Rangabhumi legend – Sri Gubbi Veeranna, and her career spans over an impressive spectrum of performance, choreography, teaching, acting, research & organizing. She…

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Prince Rama Varma – Carnatic vocalist and Vainika

On the 3rd episode of season 3, ‘Vistāra’, we speak to an Indian Classical Musician, Vainika, Musicologist, Teacher, Orator, Writer, Organizer, a direct descendant of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal and Raja Ravi Varma, a member of the Royal Family of Travancore, Sri Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma, popularly known as Prince Rama Varma. Prince Rama Varma was…

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Guru Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam – Bharatanatyam dancer, research scholar and Music composer

On the 2nd episode of Season 3, “Vistāra” we speak to Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, who is acclaimed as a rare combination of a dancer, research scholar, choreographer, singer, music composer, teacher, author and indologist. She had a Bachelors Degree in Music, a Masters Degree in Ethno Musicology and Ph.D Thesis on the topic of Karanas…

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Guru Darshana Jhaveri- Manipuri dance exponent

On the 1st episode of Season 3, “Vistāra” we speak to one of the four Jhaveri sisters who’s name has been associated with the performing arts of Manipur, she has dedicated 7 decades of her life in preservation of classical dance of Manipur. She has been awarded Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak Academy award and several honors….

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Mahesh Venkateswaran -Founder of MadRasana

On the 12th episode of Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs” we speak to Mahesh Venkateswaran, the founder of MadRasana, a platform to present Carnatic music and other Indian classical art in an an intimate setting, to bring the artistes, the art form and the listeners closer to each other, to have a better connect. MadRasana…

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Arundhati Nag – Founder of Ranga Shankara

On the 11th episode of Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs”, we speak to Arundhati Nag of Ranga Shankara. Born to a middle class family in New Delhi, Arundhati Nag navigates her interests in Theatre after moving to Mumbai. Arundhati Nag, a multilingual actor, built the theatre to realise the long-cherished dream of her husband, the…

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Datuk Ramli Ibrahim – Artistic Director of Sutra Foundation

On the 10th episode of Indian Artpreneur Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs” we speak to Datuk Ramli Ibrahim, the Artistic Director and Chairman of Sutra Foundation. Described by international dance connoisseurs as one of the finest artistes of his generation, Ramli Ibrahim is a cultural icon who has performed internationally for more than four decades….

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Dr. Deboarh Thiagarajan – Founder of DakshinaChitra museum

On the 9th episode of Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs” on Indian Artpreneur Podcast, we speak to Dr. Deborah Thiagarajan, the founder and President of DakshinaChitra Museum in Chennai. Dr. Deborah Thiagarajan, set out to found the Madras Craft Foundation (MCF) in 1984. Madras Craft Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization and DakshinaChitra was conceived…

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Rukmini Vijayakumar – founder of Raadha Kalpa dance company

On the 8th episode of Season 2, “The resilient Entrepreneurs” on Indian Artpreneur Podcast, we speak to Rukmini Vijayakumar, who is the artistic director of Raadha Kalpa Dance Company, and the director of Lshva, a creative space for artists in the heart of Bangalore. She is the founder of The Raadha Kalpa method an educational…

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