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Pravaha Dance Festival - Malavika Sarukkai

Pravaha Dance Festival - Malavika Sarukkai

Dance | Hindi | 6+ | 1hr 30mins
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The Battle Within: A Dramatic Interpretation Inspired by the Bhagavad Gita            

By Malavika Sarukkai


Supported by Rukmani and Kishan Daiya Foundation


The Pravaha Dance Festival celebrates new choreographies in dance born from churning experiences and turning them to creations. A dramatic interpretation, inspired by the Bhagavad Gita, will be presented by eminent Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer, Malavika Sarukkai. The Bhagavad Gita is revealed on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, which becomes both a physical and psychological arena. Though the context is the imminent war between two families, the Gita has become a universal and timeless text, for it addresses the conflict within each one of us. This choreography traces the epic discourse between Arjuna and Krishna, encompassing the human and divine and operating at the micro and the macro levels. Using the language of expression, Sarukkai brings alive the internal spaces of the heart and mind, fired by emotions of conflict, despair and transformation. The innovative visual design, an integral part of this choreography, uses light and projection – both moving and still, to bring the text alive, as the dancing body sculpts space to create a magical experience. Sound, light, music, text and dance seamlessly converse with each other as the epic unfolds. The stage design is by Sumantra Ghosal, the renowned filmmaker, who has collaborated with Sarukkai on this production.



An NCPA Presentation

Late entry will not be permitted.

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