At 10 years of age, you'd think Preethi should be enjoying her childhood instead. She is.
Srutilaya Kendra Natarajalaya is organising the arangetram of Preethi Nina Padmanabhan, on 15th October, at Ravindra Bharati. The recital will be accompanied by Guru Rajeshwari Sainath with nattuvangam, vocals by Sangeethakala, mridangam by Srinivas, violin by Siva Krishna, flute by Venkatesh and tabla by Srikanth. Preethi, as part of the arangetram, will be performing the following items:
Pancha Ganeshanjali in Raga Malika Ragam and Adi Talam
Alarippu in Tisram Talam
Jatiswaram in Saveri Ragam and Rupaka Talam
Varnam (Rama evela Rakshakudu) in Karaharapriya Ragam and Adi Talam
Kirtana (Goddess Durga) Karnataka Deva Gandhari Ragam and Adi Talam
Ashtapadi in Mand Ragam and Adi Talam
Thillana in Rageshwari Ragam and Adi Talam
Thandanana Bala in Bhoopala Ragam and Thisranadai Talam
and, finally, the Mangalam
The Guest of Honor for the program is Mridangam Maestro Guru Karaikudi Mani, and the Chief Guest is S V Nathan, Vice-President, Deloitte.
10-year-old Preethi has been learning Bharathanatyam for the last 4 years, under the guidance of Rajeswari Sainath. Preethi has been a top ranker throughout her six years of schooling, and has completed six levels in abacus. She has been undergoing training in Carnatic vocal for 3 years, and is also passionate about painting, and playing the piano and the violin.
Rajeshwari Sainath is a versatile exponent of Bharathanatyam, performing for more than three decades, and known for her strict adherence to tradition while adapting to the changing contemporary scenario. She is a recipient of prestigious awards like The Vikas Shivamani Puraskar award by the Indian Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi, and The Nritya Choodamani by the Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai.She is the founder of Sruthilaya Kendra Natarajalaya in Hyderabad.
Please contact Prabha Padmanabhan at 2770-7175 fpr further details.