On the event of ‘World Dance Day’, Jawahar Kala Kendra introduced three ‘Astha Nayika’ traditional move exhibitions at Rangayan assembly hall. Understood artists, Lipsa Sathpaty, Rashmi Uppal and Sneha Chakradhar displayed a move event which was indication of their ability and aptitude. The exhibitions investigated the distinctive Avastha ‘state’ of a Nayika (courageous woman) towards her Nayak (legend/darling).
The social night started with an Odissi execution by Lipsa Sathpaty. To portray the Nayika-Bheda, she utilized the content from the godlike lyric, ‘Gita Govinda’. The move piece depended on ‘Raas Leela’ configuration of Orissa. Lipsa introduced four Nayika Bhedas â€“ ‘Vasakasajja’, ‘Virahotkanthita’, ‘Khandita’ and ‘Svadhinabhartruka’
This was trailed by a Bharatnatyam execution by Sneha Chakradhar. She exhibited a ‘Varnam’ portraying ‘Virahotkanthita Nayika’ in Bharatnatyam style. She faultlessly consolidated unadulterated hit the dance floor with abhinaya (acting). The move piece exhibited a ‘Nayika’ who is troubled by her sweetheart’s nonappearance and endures the torment of detachment and longs for a gathering.
The night finished up with a Kathak execution by Rashmi Uppal, who displayed ‘Khandita’ and ‘Svadhinabhartruka’ in Kathak style. The execution exhibited a ‘Nayika’ whose dearest has not returned home and has rather go through the night with another lady. In her second piece, Rashmi introduced a lady whose adored cherishes her in particular and she tries to control him. Rashmi was joined by Ashish Gagani (pakhawaj), Mohit Gagani (tabla) and Rajendra Mehwal (vocal and harmonium).