Odissi of Classical Indian Dance | Ramli Ibrahim | TEDxKL

Published Date:

September 8, 2016

Published on May 21, 2016 by TEDxKL

Ramli Ibrahim explain the dual nature of the classical indian dance. He briefly shows how the idea of creation and destruction is being merge to create this wonderful artform.
Datuk Ramli Ibrahim has set dance stages ablaze from Chennai to Paris for more than three decades. His rigorous training in ballet, modern, and Indian classical dance reflects his multi-faceted approach to the Arts. As the artistic director of the Sutra Dance Theatre, he has choreographed stunning works and nurtured some of the brightest dance talents from Malaysia. He has been instrumental in transforming the dance scenario in Malaysia by boldly charting new paths and he is known for single-handedly establishing Odissi as a widely appreciated dance form in Malaysia. He studied Odissi under the late Guru Debaprasad Das and on the latter’s demise, continued with his foremost disciple, Guru Gajendra Kumar Panda.
Datuk Ramli is also the recipient of the Fulbright Distinguished Artist Award in 1999, among his other accolades.
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