Aditi Rao Hydari recalls her days as a Bharatanatyam dancer

Aditi Rao Hydari, who was a classical dancer before she became an actor with Tamil film 'Sringaram' (2007), says she still feels a strong connection with Bharatanatyam.

Sep 15, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Kareena Kapoor Khan wants to pursue Indian classical dance

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she is interested in getting trained in Kathak or Bharatnatyam.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Classical art changes us from within and makes us finer human beings: Bharatanatyam dancer Geeta Chandran

A renowned artist, Geeta Chandran, is celebrated not only for her composite understanding of Bharatanatyam, but also for her Carnatic music, her work in television, video and film,

Mar 31, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Bharatanatyam meets tango and classical ballet

A dance performance will celebrate the universality of emotions where different dance forms such as Bharatanatyam, the tango and classical ballet will meet to create dynamic harmony and explore the world of universal energy.

Jan 03, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

'Thoppi' a film close to my heart: Raksha Raj

 Debutant Raksha Raj is excited to be making her cinematic debut with upcoming Tamil drama "Thoppi", which she describes as a film close to her heart.

Nov 14, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

After disco, Alia Bhatt learns Bharatanatyam

Alia Bhatt, who plays a Tamilian girl in ‘2 States’, is not just trying to pick the accent but is also learning Bharatanatyam to play the South Indian girl with perfection.

Mar 06, 2013, 18:11 PM IST

I can do western dance: Hema Malini

Yesteryear actress Hema Malini says she can move and groove every which way - be it for Indian classical or western forms of dance.

Dec 28, 2012, 14:27 PM IST

Hema Malini selected for Bharat Muni Samman

Renowned film actress and Bharatanatyam exponent Hema Malini has been selected for the prestigious Bharat Muni Samman this year for outstanding contribution to the field of art and culture.

Dec 12, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

Obama names Indian-American to national arts council

President Barack Obama has nominated Ranee Ramaswamy, an Indian-American master teacher and performer of Bharatanatyam since 1978, as a member of the prestigious National Council on the Arts.

Jul 25, 2012, 18:06 PM IST

An India-US link in Bharatanatyam`s journey

The kinship was quaint, spanning two continents and cultures. And yet American percussionist and Carnatic musician Douglas M. Knight jr. is one of the most important people in Bharatanatyam legend Thanjavur Balasaraswati`s illustrious household.

Feb 23, 2012, 09:26 AM IST