An Illustrated Talk on Legendary Bharatanathyam & Khatakali Dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai

Dear Friends,   The last time Dr Kothari was here in ICC Kuala Lumpur, he gave an insightful talk on the legendary dancer, Ram Gopal. We look forward this time to his illustrated talk on the late Indian dance pioneer, Mrinalini Sarabhai, who was a personal and close friend of Dr Kothari. Mrinalini contributed to […]

Taridikotakan – Bharatanathyam Reclaimed by Dancers of Sutra Academy and Sutra Dancers

Dear Friends, That we should eventually perform Taridikotakan at Studio Ramli Hassan must be taken as a call of destiny, not to be taken lightly. I have never fully digested the demise of one of my best friends, the actor Ramli Hassan. This is probably a sign – and I am tempted to change the […]

Taridikotakan – Bharatanathyam Reclaimed by Dancers of Sutra Academy and Sutra Dancers

Dear friends, Sutra started its first dance class 35 years ago with bharatanatyam and soon rose to become one of the nation’s dynamic bharatanatyam institutions. Sutra has trained, groomed and produced some of the most outstanding bharatanatyam dancers in Malaysia today. It is regarded as having one of the most compelling repertoires of bharatanatyam – […]