Special Guest: Smt. Jayakamala Pandian, Artistic Director of Rajarathnalaya Arts Foundation, Bengaluru
0:00 – Devil’s advocate “How to make current kutcheri padati of Bharatanatyam accessible for non-dancer audiences?”
- cinema influences in classical dance
- folk dances
- changes in format
- do such changes dilute the classical art form?
- classical dancers in cinema
- how is the same song choreographed for cinema and for a stage?
- Swamimalai Rajarathnam Pillai and cinema
23:42 – Rapid Fire round