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Where is dance in Bollywood today?

The changing ways of dance in cinema Bollywood is over a 100 years old and produces the highest number of films in a year in the world: six-seven movies release every week which means 300-350 movies a year. So can you well imagine if we release so many films in a year, how many of […]Read More

Moving from still to stillness

The first day of the two-day art festival, Ekam, curated and organised by the superbly creative Kalashree Lata Surendra opened with Lataji saying, “If the mountain does not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain. That’s what this dynamic dance teacher to actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has done, taking art from the confines […]Read More

Dance and paint to promote tourism

This beautiful world looks even more beautiful to us because of artistes who show us the various colours of life around. There are different types of artistes in this world. Some are singers, dancers, painters, musicians and many more. But there are a few who are all-in-one. It has been a while that I have […]Read More

The glowing master of Tanoura

It is said for a dancer that dance should always be a very spiritual thing, a way that connects him or her to the supreme power, the power that has blessed the dancer with the gift of dance. Each move, each step, each expression slowly and steadily brings the dancer closer to the divine power. […]Read More

Indian traditions with modern approach

In India, there are a number of privately run dance schools and institutions that teach various Indian classical dances. Some of these schools are run by renowned classical dancers but one institution that is class apart and has a made a name for itself all over the world is Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya with its […]Read More

World Dance Day Special

His journey has been full of struggles. He has faced challenges at every single stage of life, the most important being financial constraints. In the absence of monetary support from the family, he was unable to join dance workshops as it cost a fortune which involved travelling to Dehradun as there were no dance schools […]Read More

Classical dance and the need to find audiences!

On the eve of World Dance Day, renowned Bharatanatyam dancer Geeta Chandran says very few people go to enjoy the ananda or rasa of a dance performance these days   Over the past six or seven decades, in India, despite the best efforts of various organisations – government and others – the audiences for classical […]Read More

Sindhu Classical Dance Festival 2018 to be held in Mumbai

  A three-day dance festival, Sindhu Classical Dance Festival, organised by Sankhya Dance Company, will be held in Mumbai. To be held between April 13 and 15, the seventh edition aims to celebrate classical dance with its ideologies and promises to immerse audience in its artistic space. Started with the motive of giving sheer joy of the classical […]Read More