Conversations with Krishna
Nothing can quite leave you awestruck like classical Indian dance. Witness the enthralling solo and duet Bharatanatyam performances by Sonam Vora and N Sachhidanand based on Lord Krishna - Telling the many tales of his love and his world of Nature, Flute, Radha, and Bhakta.
About the Artists
Sonam Vora is a young and talented performing artist, teacher and choreographer. A Doordarshan graded artist and qualified by U.G.C NET, she did Visharad in Bharatanatyam from Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya under the tutelage of Late Smt.Krishna Shah and Smt. Phalguni Shah. She is a Post Graduate in Bharatanatyam from Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya established by Padmabhushan Dr Smt. Kanak Rele and commerce graduate from Mumbai University. She currently works at H. M. Nanavati English High School as a dance teacher and is an active member of Gracy Singh Dance Troupe which tours worldwide for propagation of Indian Classical Dance. She has performed in festivals like Doha Tribecca Film Festival, Kalaghoda Festival, Ballets of Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Mumbai University Youth Festival, Norway Festival, Vindhya Mahotsav, Pavas Prasang, Maharashtra State Awards, Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav, P. L. Deshpande Festival and many more.
A Doordarshan graded artist, qualified by U.G.C NET, Sachhidanand Narayankar is a young and vibrant performing artist, a dedicated teacher, a creative choreographer and an administrator, his initial training in Bharatanatyam was under Shri. Raghunath Gaddam. His vision and interest deepened during Bachelors & Masters performing arts in Bharatanatyam from Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya established by Padmabhushan Dr Smt. Kanak Rele. He has performed major roles like Siddhartha, Angulimal and Vishnu in ballets of Nalanda Dance Research Centre. He is an active member of Sankhya Dance Company and has performed lead roles of Aniruddha and Banasura in its productions. He successfully runs his dance institution Nrityarangam Kala Mandir at Solapur and Mumbai. He has got “SPICMACAY scholarship” for learning Kathakali. He is also an avid learner of Kalari Payattu and Mridangam. He has performed extensively in India and abroad in festivals like Doha Tribecca Film Festival,
Kalaghoda Festival, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Olympic games, Indii Festival - Poland, Moldova Festival, Natya Darshan Conference - Chennai, Pandit Durgalal Festival, Purush Festival, Dvandva Festival - Mumbai, Upvan Festival - Thane to name a few.
Bharatanatyam pushpanjali by Sonam, Sachhidanand and Gautam
Bharatanatyam_Shankar Shri Giri_Sachhidanand Narayankar
Harkat Studios, Versova, Mumbai
Bungalow No. 75, JP Road, Aram Nagar Part 2, Machlimar, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400061, India