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Dances of India  -  Odissi / Kuchipudi  and Others    ( DVD)
Dances of India - Odissi / Kuchipudi and Others ( DVD)

Dances of India - Odissi / Kuchipudi and Others ( DVD)

by Surupa Sen

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Product ID:25244

Language

English

Publisher

Geethanjali

ISBN

SADVD10133 - Year: 2009 - Pages: N/A

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Author: Surupa Sen
Shobha Naidu/Perrini
Director/Composer/Narrator: Mohana Krishnhaswam/Lata & Geeta/Bijoyini Satpati/
Publisher: Geethanjali
Year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: N/A
ISBN/UPC (if available): SADVD10133

Description

EPISODE SEVEN
ODISSI by Surupa Sen & Bijoyini Satpati
KUCHIPUDI by Shoba Naidu
FOLK ART OF ANDHRA – Perrini


This episode features a duet in the classical Odissi style by Surupa Sen and Bijoyini Satpati, senior dancers from the dance village Nrityagram, Bangalore, founded by the famous danseuse Protima Gauri Bedi. Surupa also explains the nuances of Odissi specially highlighting the 12th century Guru Maheshwara Mahapatra’s book Abhinaya Chandrika as one of the most sought after works on this classical form. In the second half we move onto another classical form of India – Kuchipudi which derives its name from the village where it originated. This episode features leading Kuchipudi dancer Shoba Naidu. This episode also features a semi-classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh, Perrini – an all male dance ensemble. Inspires by the Rammappa temple in Warangal built by the Kakatiya dynasty about 700 years ago, Guru Nataraja Ramakrishna recreated this lostart form.

EPISODE EIGHT
FOLK ART OF ANDHRA – Perrini
ANDHRA NATYAN by Kalakrishna
FOLK ARTS OF KARNATAKA


About 700 years ago the male members of the family of Kakatiya dynasty and the warrious dances the Perrini Shiva Tandavam to invoke the blessings of Lord Shiva. This episode features another number of Perrini popularly called the dance of the war lords. Another classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Natyam – originally called Lasya Nartana was practiced by temple dancers. This vibrant style of the Telugu people is today popularly called Andhra Natyam. A dance number where a male successfully impersonates and performs the female role of Satyabhama is performed by Kalakrishna. About 500 years ago some European traders touring the city of Hampi in Karnataka had remarked “this city seems to be bigger and more beautiful than London”. Karnataka has various and varied folk dance forms which exhibit the values and attitudes of the local people – the three beautiful and versatile dance forms of “Somana Kunitha, Marammana Kunitha and Kasale” are clubbed together and presented as one number.

DVD SPECIFICATIONS:

Duration: 50 Minutes
Subtitles: English
Format : NTSC - All region
Sound: Stereo Dolby Digital

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