Akhila Krishnamurthy

The World at Their Feet
Art & Culture
Art: The World at Their Feet

Young performing artists are using social media to build their own unique brand and to reach a wider audience

07 May 2021
Leela Samson: The Eternal Seeker
Art & Culture
Leela Samson: Dance of the Outsider

Veteran Bharatanatyam dancer Leela Samson speaks to Akhila Krishnamurthy about her forays into cinema and abiding passion for teaching

22 March 2021
Dancing In the City
Dancing In the City

Bengaluru emerges as the new capital of Bharatanatyam

05 February 2021
Bakula Nayak
Art & Culture
Bakula Nayak: It’s Yesterday

Bakula Nayak uses fragments of the past to create new canvases

02 August 2017
Art & Culture
Malavika Sarukkai: A Life in Motion

On the eve of the famous Margazhi festival in Chennai, Bharatanatyam legend Malavika Sarukkai relives the liberating journey of three decades in which her body and soul became one

25 November 2015
Art & Culture
Saving Kutiyattam

The National Award-winning documentary Kapila revives popular interest in an ancient dance form by portraying it through the eyes of one of its most talented exponents in Kerala

11 June 2015
Art & Culture
Life in Stillness

Benitha Perciyal and the art of paradoxes

06 May 2015
Art & Culture
The Balancing Act

Bharatanatyam dancer Priyadarsini Govind had to use the finer nuances of various arts to transform the Kalakshetra Foundation

01 April 2015
Art & Culture
The Chennai Confluence

Young Carnatic musicians bend the conventions of the classical form to experiment freely with contemporary sounds

11 February 2015
Art & Culture
Less is Cool

Time shrinks on stage as performances get shorter and smarter

10 October 2014


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