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These photographs were taken at a programme titled: "A Beautiful Garland of Dance Choreographics of Ms. K J Sarasa by her disciples".


This was a 2 days programme on January 07 and 08, 2013 put up by some of her senior disciples.


K J Sarasa who was fondly & respectfully known as "Sarasa Teacher" was a legend in here life time. She dedicated her entire life to the cause of the Bharatanatyam form of South Indian classical dance. During her journey she trained innumerable students who in later years attained position of eminence. This is evident from the fact that Ms. J Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, writer Ms. Sivasankari, Actor Kamal Hassan were her students. During her life time she had presided over 1000 "Arangetrms" (First stage performance of a dance student) and more than 2000 recitals.


She passed away in January 2012 and will be forever remembered as one of the greatest "Guru" of the Bharatanatyam art form.


The programme saw the perfomances from some of her senior disciples such as :


Ms. Sailaja, Ms. Srekala Bharath, Mr. A. Lakshman, Urmila Satyanarayanan, Mr. Shanmuga Sundaram, Ms. Kavitha Ramu, Ms. Bharagavi Gopalan, Dr. Ms. Swarnamalya and Ms. Lavanya Shankar.


This set of photographs pertains to the performance by Ms. Kavitha Ramu.


Ms. Kavitha Ramu is a Senior Bharathanatyam Artist performing as a soloist for the past 20 years and a talented and accomplished Bharathanatyam dancer. She has performed under the auspices of various reputed Sabhas (Cultura l Associations) in India and has toured abroad with over 400 performances to her credit. She had the rare opportunity of co-ordinating the cultural events for the opening and closing ceremonies during the SAF games held in Chennai in the year 1995.

An University rank holder in M.A. Public Administration, she is a member of the state civil services in Tamilnadu State and is presently a District Revenue Officer.


This was an excellent Bharatanatyam dance performance by Kavitha Ramu.


Enjoy the pictures.


Shankar Adisesh

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Category:Lifestyle and Recreation
Subcategory:Dancing
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Keywords:Chennai, Bharathanatyam, Classical, Classicaldances, Dance, Guru, Indian, Sarasa, South