Stalwarts of the Kuchipudi dance-form gather together for a bonanza evening of superlative dance performances. Seamless Communication Ventures, established in 1997, has, in association with Neeharika, a cultural organisation, presented many dance, drama and music events in AP. This series of performances, happening over a period of two days, has also been put together by them. The schedule is as follows:
1700 hrs: Keechaka Vadha – A dance ballet by Sri Pasumarty Venkateswara Sarma and party.
Sri P. V. Sarma is an exponent of the traditional Kuchipudi family and a disciple of Vedantam Radheshyam and Vempati Chinnasatyam. He has opened a school in Hyderabad by the name of Sri Bala Tripura Sundari Kuchipudi Natyakalakshetram.
1800 hrs: Ardhanareshwara – A dance recital by Sri Kala Krishna.
A disciple of Padmasree Dr.Nataraja Ramakrishna, Sri Kala Krishna is the only artiste today in the whole of Andhra Pradesh who can perform the complete nine nights story of Navajanardanam. He is empanelled at the ICCI and a visiting faculty at Hyderabad Central University and Potti Sriramulu Telugu University.
1915 hrs: Vipranarayana – A dance ballet by Shobha Naidu.
Padmashree Dr. Shobha Naidu, who does not need any introduction, is one of the topmost Indian exponents of Kuchipudi. Hers is the famous Sri Kuchipudi Art Academy of Hyderabad and she has won various awards such as Nritya Chudamani, Sangeet Natak Academy, NTR, Hansa etc.
For more details, please contact Smt. Vanaja Udai, the organiser of this event, at 98490-62103.