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Bharatanatyam by Y.G. Srilatha at Every Friday Cultural Evening Programme

December 6, 2016

Every Friday Cultural Evening Programme

Bharatanatyam
by Ms. Y.G. Srilatha from Bengaluru

Organised by
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Department of Kannada and Culture

y-g-srilathaKum. Y.G. Srilatha, daughter of Vidushi. Smt. Y.G. Parimala and Sri. Y.G. Sampath Kumar is an Engineer by Profession. She has completed her Master of Technology in Digital Signal Processing with Distinction from Jain University, Bangalore. She pursued her internship and project work at AIEL, Aeronautical Development Establishment, DRDO, Bangalore in the field of Image Processing. She has presented seminars and papers in Nanotechnology, Aerodynamics, Image Processing, Computer Vision. Her paper titled “MultiModal Image Fusion” got selected for the International Journal of Engineering and Scientific research, 2014.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN BHARATANATYAM
Kum. Srilatha has been pursuing Bharatanatyam under Karnataka Kalashree Guru Smt.Revathi Narasimhan from past 16 years. She has completed Proficiency(Vidwat) from Karnataka Board with Distinction. She is a “B High” Grade artist of Doordarshan. She is a recipient of several awards including Aryabhatta Award, Kala Vikasa Balashri, Kala Sanjeevini, Kala Kanmani, Kala Aparanji. She is a recipient of State Government Scholarship, Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy, Bangalore.

She performed her debut “Arangetram” at the age of 15 which received lot of appreciation and  accolades from senior artists and also media. Her first production is “PRAKRUTHI NAMANAM”. The music composition and direction has been done by one of the foremeost exponents of Karnatik Music Vidwan. Anoor Anathakrishna Sharma. Kum. Srilatha has rendered the Vocal and also accompanied on Veena for the CD. She choreographed and presented this thematic production at Khajuraho Dance Festival, Madhya Pradesh.

NatyaMadhuri competition (organised by Bharathanatyam exponent Vid.Smt.ShubhaDhananjay), FIRST PRIZE, Sri Shankara TV, 2009 As part of “Shivakami” Dance group of Natya Niketan, Received FIRST PRIZE for State level Dance-Drama Competition , 2013 Srilatha has equal expertise in rendering Vocal and accompanying on Nattuvangam for dance recitals, performances include – Karur Natyanjali, Thrividamarudur, Anniversary Celebrations of NATYA NIKETAN, NATANATARANGINI, Ramotsava Festivals.

PERFORMANCES
Performed a unique duet SHIVARPANAM presenting a special RAGAM-TANAMPALLAVI in Bharathanatyam which received very good reviews from critics, scholars, exponents Vid. Vyjayanthi Kashi, Smt & Sri Kiran Subramanyam, Vid. Suma Sudhindra.
Duet: “NAADA NEERAJANAM”, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, 2014

SOLO
The Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai, Karur Natyanjali Festival, Karur, Ayyappa Swamy Temple, Nanjangud, 2015, Shanthala Nrutya Vaibhava, presented PRAKRUTHI NAMANAM as part of Environment day Celebrations, 2015, Girija Utsava, Nanjangud, 2015, “ANKURA” – NATIONAL LEVEL DANCE FESTIVAL, Karnataka Nrithya Kala Parishat, 2015, Prasanna Veeranjaneya Temple, Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore, 2015, 2016, Khajuraho Dance Festival: Thematic Program on “Environment and Social Welfare” – PRAKRUTHI NAMANAM, 2014.
Performed on “Noopura Nada” , Doordarshan , Chandana TV, 2013, “Pallavotsava” Festival, Vasundhara Performing Arts Centre at Jaganmohana Palace Auditorium, Mysore, 2012, “Natyotsava-2011” at Devagiri Sri Venkateshwara Temple.
“Sri Sathyanarayanaswamy Temple” , Ulsoor, “Nataraja Nrithyotsava” , Keshava Samskriti Sabha, Bangalore, 55th Annual Music & Dance Festival, Mylapore Fine Arts Club , Chennai, 2008, Puttur Annual Function, Sri Raghavendra Swami Aradhane , Puttur, 2007, World Dance Day, Shristi Centre of Performing Arts, Aryabhata Awards Function, Sri Thyagaraja & Sri Purandaradasa Aaradhana, Mandyam Association, “KalaKanmani Awards”, presence of Dr.Vid.Gangubai Hangal, Dharwad, , Natana Tarangini (School of music & dance ), at anniversary celebrations , Sri Balamuri Ganesha Temple, Dasara Festival, Inauguration of ACWA Automatics , Peenya , Sri Malai Mahadeshwara Swamy temple.

TRIO & GROUP ENSEMBLES
As part of “ SHIVAKAMI” troupe of Natya Niketan recently performed in SRI RAMANUJA VAIBHAVAM in lead roles and also has performed in many dance dramas like the well acclaimed SARVAM KRISHNAMAYAM (performed in more than 15 prestigious sabhas including NaadaNeerajanam, Tirupati, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai, Doordarshan, Gudiya Sambhrama), NAVARASOLLASA , BHAVAYAMI RAGHURAMAM (which received First prize in State-level competition), KANNAGIYA KALANDUGE.

Mysore Dasara, Jaganmohana Palace, 2016, Horizon Series, ICCR, 2016, Brihan Natyanjali Festival, Tanjore, 2016, Chidambaram Natyanjali, Chidambaram, Haridaasa Sahitya, Kannika Parameswari Temple, Malleswaram, 2009 Review by Dr.M.SuryaPrasad (Prajavani & Deccan Herald), Shivanavarasa DanceDrama, Dharmastala Sri Manjunatha Temple – Laksha Deepotsavam 2011, Harsha Kala Mela , Palace Grounds, BTM Cultural Academy, Ramana Maharshi Institute for Blind, 2011, 2012, Sri Jaya Rama Seva Mandali, 2008, Chief Guests: Expert Dance Critic Sri.V.A.K.RangaRao & Dance Exponent Guru Smt.Lakshmi Vishwanath Antahpura Geetha of D.V.G at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavana, 08 Kannada Rajyotsava, Mandyam Association, Malleswaram 2008, Nrithya Niranthara, Natya Niketan , Sri JayaRama Seva Mandali, Shivarathri Festival, Malai Mahadeshwara Swamy Temple, Yoga through Dance featuring Dashavatara, Yavanika, 2004,
Performances in Anniversary Celebrations of Natya Niketan at various sabhas of Bangalore Ravindra Kalakshetra, ADA, Gayana Samaj, Seva Sadan , since 2001.

CHOREOGRAPHY & TEACHING
Srilatha was recently part of a new concept of portraying Nava Vidha Bhakthi through Ragam Tanam Pallavi which was presented only on instrumental music wherein she performed on Veena as the main performer. She has also been equally versatile in choreography, Nattuvangam and in Singing for dance performances. She has trained students of SHIVAKAMI troupe in Dance Drama SHAKUNTALA She has choreographed several Bharathanatyam items and features for programs of Naada neerajanam, Tirupati, Natanatarangini School of Music and Dance, Natya Niketan School of Dance, College day celebrations of Vijaya Composite PU College, VTU fest.

She is also imparting her knowledge to students through her school, “NATANATARANGINI” (School of Music and Dance) founded by her mother. She has choreographed unique dance items – Dashavatara, SaptaSwara, Mahalakshmi Ashtotaram, Tableaus, Yoga through Dance. Her very cherished goal is to try and excel in this field.

Bharatanatyam on Friday | 9th July 2016 | 6.30pm

at
Yavanika State Youth Centre,
Nrupathunga Road,
Bangalore 560 001.

Directions to the Venue : http://goo.gl/maps/PGYih

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