Yatra – The Inner Quest through Tagore
An NCPA Presentation co-curated by Debi Basu & Kamalika Guha Thakurta
Debi Basu is an eminent Odissi dancer and co-founder of Samyuktam, an organisation dedicated to the enrichment and promotion of Odissi. She imbibed this art form under the guidance of the great Odissi master, Kelucharan Mohapatra. Basu has been a critically acclaimed performer for more than three decades.
Kamalika Guha Thakurta is an artiste who has been exploring varied performance spaces with different creative art-based tools. In dance, she has trained in Odissi and Rabindrik Nritya (an amalgamation of different forms popularised by Rabindranath Tagore, primarily to give expression to his songs through movement). Through Srijon, the institute she founded in Mumbai in the year 2010, Thakurta actively works to propagate the teachings and philosophy of Tagore through both music and dance. As an actor, she began her career in Kolkata, with films by renowned directors like Goutam Ghose and Rituparno Ghosh. Later, she moved to Mumbai and subsequently carved a place for herself in the Hindi television industry and has been a part of several popular series.
An evening presenting dance forms based on beautiful poems of Rabindranath Tagore by by eminent artistes and institutions from Mumbai as well as established young performers.
Creative Indian Dance by Anusree Bonnerjee & team Drutam
Bharatanatyam by Revathi Srinivasraghavan
Rabindra Nritya by Sukanya Sengupta and Nilesh Singha
Odissi by Kaishiki Nrityabhasha
Manipuri by Latasana Devi, Purbita Mukherjee, Shrestha Bandopadhyay, Arundhati Datta
Mohiniattam by Madhuri Deshmukh & Mohad, Nalanda Nrityakala Mahavidyalaya
Kathak Dance-Theatre by Sanjukta Wagh
Mayurbhanj Chhau by Ankit Pahadiya
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