Akhila Krishnamurthy

Playing to the Guru

Atul Merchant Jataayu chronicles the musical genius and personal proclivities of his legendary teacher Annapurna Devi

21 January 2022
Art & Culture
In Step on Screen

Dance films allow performers to showcase their art and tell innovative stories

10 December 2021
Eternal Seekers

A chronicle of female spiritual travellers

10 September 2021
Sing Me to Sleep
Sing Me to Sleep

The lullaby is finding its way into mainstream music culture

23 July 2021
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


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