Nrityaantaranga – 7

Nrityaantaranga – 7 : Bharathanatyam recital by Smt. Radhika Shetty, Mangaluru – ‘ABHINAYA- The Shades of Expression’ :-

The 7th series of performance was a specialized performance exclusively on Abhinaya done by Smt. Radhika Shetty of Mangaluru who is the Director Nrityangan, an Institution for propogating Indian performing Arts. Radhika Shetty is a highly endowed and promising artiste Radhika Shetty is a highly endowed and promising artiste who was introduced into the art form of Bharatanatyam by Vidushi Smt. Sharadamani Shekhar of Sanathana Natyalaya, Mangaluru. Over the years, in her keen interest for learning the depths and diversities of the dance form, she completed her Rangapravesha under the guidance and direction of the honored Guru Smt. Padmini Ramachandran of Natyapriya, Bengaluru. She continues to seek guidance from Gurus Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan and Smt. Bragha Bessell and evolves with every performance.

Having given up a flourishing 6-year career in Information Technology in 2007, Radhika has dedicated most of her time in perfecting the art form, learning the more complicated nuances from her gurus. Today, she has blossomed into a soulful performer and has been recognized by her audiences at various recitals across the globe. Radhika believes that propagating the art form is also very important to nurture the young minds and that gave rise to Nrityaangan, a registered trust founded by Radhika in Mangaluru. She teaches young aspirants of Bharatanatyam at her academy in Mangaluru and also organizes Dance Festivals, Workshops and Seminars with the sole objective of propagating this beautiful art form.Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh, Cuttack, Odisha honored Radhika with a National award of ‘Nritya Shiromani’ in 2012 for her contributions to the field of Bharatanatyam. Radhika is a graded
artiste of Doordarshan, Bengaluru.

‘Abhinaya-the shades of Expression’ by Smt.Radhika Shetty, Mangaluru hosted by our Academy which was held in Mangalamritha hall, Darbe, Puttur on April 5th 2015. The evening was inaugurated by Smt. Shashirekha Bhat by lighting the Lamp. Vidwan Deepak Kumar compered the event.

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