Padams / Ashtanayika - Kalahantarita - the heroines in love
Kalanidhi Narayanan, Jayanthi Subramaniam
In this DVD pack, 'Padma Bhushan' Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan, along with Jayanthi Subramaniam unfold the delights of Nayikabhava with an exposition on Ashtanayikas- the heroines categorized by the natyashastras under 8 different heads according to their emotional status..
In an exhaustive and aesthetic manner it presents the mindset, moods, conflicts, cogitations, tempers and tantrums of Kalahantarita , the heroine who defies all accepted norms and ventures out to meet her lover at a predetermined place.
The highlight of this product is a classroom session involving 'Padma Bhushan' Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan, ('Maami' to her students), the greatest Abhinaya exponent of our times & Jayanthi Subramaniam , her distinguished disciple.
'Maanini Vinavey', a padam by Karveti Nagar Govindaswamy forms the pivot of maami's engaging elucidation of Kalahantarita. Then follows a sprightly demo of this padam by Jayanthi Subramaniam.
Maami provides some practical tips for teachers and also students at different levels- beginners, those reasonably well-trained and foreign students who are not very familiar with our cultural milieu.
There is a wealth of information on how to approach the composition, understand its meaning and the mood it portrays before actually getting down to performance.
Concept & Presentation byPriyadarsini Govind
- Maanini Vinavey
- Misrachapu talam
- Karveti Nagar Govindaswamy
- Exhaustive content
- Each DVD dedicated to 1 Nayika
- Clear guidelines to teachers & students
- Lively classroom session involving senior danseuses
- Freewheeling discussion based on a padam or javali
- Full length demo by an eminent dancer
- Options to view demo in 3 different angles (only in DVDs)