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#MeToo: The school that victim blamed Ruchika Girhotra stopped this sexual assault survivor from speaking up

A young filmmaker has now exposed MC Nair, a Bharatanatyam teacher, who claims to be a Padma Shri awardee of molesting her at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh

Published on 11th October 2018
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40 per cent drop out rate at Ghantasala music college for 3 years, academic pressure blamed

The faculty says that the students who join the college don't realise the amount of effort and pressure that each course requires and hence, many of them end up dropping out

Published on 27th July 2018
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Did you know that this bubbly girl from Happy Wedding is a talented dancer and theater artist?

Actor Grace Antony talks about her journey into films through theatre and dance

Published on 26th July 2017
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Ever heard of multimedia analysis of Bharatanatyam? This SRM univ math professor explains the concept

Dr Debaldev Jana is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at SRM Institute of Science and Technology and a Bharatanatyam dancer

Published on 2nd April 2018
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Here's how the 24-year-old 'Flute Guy' is taking the online music scene by storm

An expert at playing the flute, mridangam and performing Carnatic vocals, Praveen Prathapan will make you sway to his tunes 

 

Published on 16th July 2019
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Here's how this Hyderabad family roadschooled their daughters on the way to the North East

Gangadhar Krishnan and Ramya Baradwaj unschool, homeschool and roadschool their twin daughters. They talk about their three-month-long road trip to the North East in a yellow Nano

Published on 6th July 2020
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How Bengaluru's Indian Music Experience has taken their craft and classes online

We speak to Manasi Prasad, Director, Indian Music Experience in Bengaluru to know how they have explored online classes to help students and trying to make their exhibits virtually available 

Published on 23rd April 2020
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How this Bengaluru based artist is using an Odissi adaptation of The Jungle Book to talk about child sexual abuse

Devjani Sen will be depicting The Jungle Book with an important cause in mind — to spread awareness about child sex abuse and child safety

Published on 18th July 2018
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How Varsha Seshan is taking serious social issues into the realm of children's books

Varsha Seshan, an internationally celebrated children’s books writer, talks about her journey and the books she has written so far 

Published on 15th May 2019
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Is that a nine-stringed guitar? No, it's this Chennai musician's navtar

Vishnu R is hoping to create a new trend in music with this novel innovation, the navtar, a nine-stringed instrument

Published on 15th September 2018
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Kerala music college suffer from shortage of staff, no action from government

College Principal R Rajalakshmi said the functioning of the college has been affected severely by the staff crunch

Published on 25th June 2019
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Learn Kuchipudi from exponents of the dance form at Lasyakalpa Dance Academy

DVS Sastry learnt Kuchipudi from the village in Andhra Pradesh it originated in and specialises in Yakshagana Sangeetham. He is also trained in Carnatic music
 

Published on 31st January 2020
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Meet Karthik Nair, the 20-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer who shared the stage with Hema Malini recently  

Karthik Nair, an upcoming Bharatanatyam dancer talks about his love for the art form and his experience dancing with celebs

Published on 24th October 2019
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Meet Narthaki Nataraj, the first-ever transwoman recipient of the Padma Shri award

54-year-old Narthaki Nataraj opens up about dance and being the first transwoman to receive a Padma Shri award

Published on 26th February 2019
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Meet Ponni K, the transwoman who gives free Bharatanatyam lessons free to the slum kids of Chennai

Ponni K, the much-educated transwoman who’s been teaching Bharatanatyam for free to slum kids in the city of Chennai talks about her journey as a teacher

Published on 1st June 2017

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