indian classical dance

Nirupama Rajendra & T D Rajendra – Kathak Dancers

On the 9th episode of ‘Indian Artpreneur’ podcast series, Season 3 – Vistāra we speak to one of India’s foremost classical dancers, who hail from a family of educationists, artists and Harikatha Vidwans (traditional story tellers). – Smt Nirupama Rajendra and Sri T D Rajendra As founders of ‘Abhinava Dance Company’- one of India’s most…

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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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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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