Shlokams evoke devotion, dancers transform in Ananda rasa, merging with chosen deities, embodying essence. Traditional Mohiniyattam repertoire comprises five types of dance items – Cholkkettu, Jathiswaram,…
Browsing: Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma
Bangalore based dancer Sruthi’s Mohiniyattam dance was a fitting offering on Guru’s birthday. Mohiniyattam Guru Nirmala Panicker’s choreographies have been quintessential of her avid attempts to…
Kalyanikuttiyamma and Chinnammuamma, under the guidance of Vallothal Narayana Menon, not only brought life to the almost extinct Mohiniyattam, but they also were pioneers in creating two different dance styles.
It was the loyalty to the king that compelled Thankamani’s parents to enroll her in Kalamandalam.
We are happy to announce a new column by Guru Nirmala Paniker on “The occult beginnings of Mohiniyattam” every Wednesday, beginning from June 23.
A scholar of repute, Guru Kanak Rele shaped her own unique brand of the lyrical dance form through meticulous research and dedication
The grand lady of Mohiniattam gave a structure and new dimension to the art.