A versatile Mohiniyattam performer and a choreographer, Kalamandalam Rachitha expatiates on the intrinsic values of the book Balaramabharatham.
Internationally acclaimed artist and curator, Bose Krishnamachari is the founder member and president of Kochi Biennale Foundation. The vividness of his work extends to abstract paintings, figurative drawings, sculpture, photography, multimedia installations and architecture.
Known for ‘Metro’ (selected for Kochi Biennale), ‘I am Wild’ and ‘I Want to Fly Like a Bird’ (New York Biennale), Bindhi Rajagopal is a State Award winner and author of several books on art and design. IAR speaks to her on her work and life.
Carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama says Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have contributed immensely to the growth of Carnatic music by preserving unique traditions. You were initiated to the music by your father, and you were trained by guru Ivaturi Vijayeswara Rao. How did this grooming influence your music? My father was one of the senior-most disciples...
Carnatic violin vidwan Sangita Kalanidhi Dr M Chandrasekaran turns 83 today. Having lost his eyesight at the age of two, the musician’s 72-year career is backed by dedication and hard work. How was your childhood? I was born in Calcutta as the youngest of the two sons of a Tamil couple. When I was five,...