Interview with Vidwan D. Balakrishna

An Ambassador to the Mysore baani - Ranjani Govind While Veena  D Balakrishna was conferred the Sangeetha Kalarathna at the 52nd Music Conference of the Bangalore Gayana Samaja in October, the vainika also bagged the Central Sangeet  Natak Akademi Award for 2021...

Kala Samvada – Smt. Padma Chittampalli

Kala Samvada – Smt. Padma Chittampalli : Documenting Legacy -Janani Murali   Padma Chittampalli hails from a musical family in Mysore. Her father was a disciple of Mysore Vasudevachar and Tiger Varadachar. Her mother was a Tamil scholar. Padma and her sister...

Interview with Dr. Seshadri Iyengar

Menority - Dr. Seshadri Iyengar - Shashank K Nair  Dr. Seshadri Iyengar is a multifaceted personality. Apart from being a freelance, Neo-Classical Bharatnatyam dancer, teacher, choreographer, and art organizer he is also a Homoeopathic Physician and...

Kala Samvaada – Guru Smt. Minal Prabhu

Kala Samvaada - An Interview with Guru Smt. Minal Prabhu -Gayathri Guruprasad Kala Samvaada is an exclusive conversation with senior artistes who inspire the youngsters in the field.  This article brings to you a conversation with Guru Smt. Minal Prabhu, a renowned...

Kala SamvAda – Dr. Anuradha Jonnalagadda

Kala SamvAda - An Interview with Dr. Anuradha Jonnalagadda  -Srividya Angara Sinha Dancer, scholar, author, professor - if donning multiple hats were an art form, Prof. Anuradha Jonnalagadda has perfected it to a fine finish. The current Head of the Department of...

Interview with Guru Sri Sathyanarayana Raju

A passionate dancer recollects his journey - Ranjani Govind In the backdrop of the rare ‘male dance fest’ steered by Bharatanatya expert Sathyanarayana Raju’s dance institution, ‘Samskruthi’ on July 8 & 9,  we catch up with the dancer for an extended chat on...