Watch some of the country’s most accomplished artists perform over three days at the Indian Classical Dance and Music Festival.
Mallika and Revanta Sarabhai
Dance legend Mallika Sarabhai teams up with son Revanta to perform a classical bharatanatyam margam. Their hour-long performance showcases the pallandur style, a contemporary dance narrative known for its versatility, emphasis on linear geometry and abhinaya.
When: Friday, September 20 at 8pm.
The Gundecha Brothers
Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha (pictured above) are leading exponents of the Dhrupad style of music. Catch this concert to explore the centuries-old musical form, believed to have originated from Sama Vedic traditions.
When: Saturday, September 21 at 6.30pm.
A memorable story from the Mahabharata is the encounter between Bhima and his step-brother, Hanuman. Hanuman teaches Bhima the true meaning of power and humility. Watch one of the country’s most promising Kathakali actors, Kalamandalam Vaisakh, enact the tale.
When: Sunday, September 22 at 6.30pm.
Where: Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield.