Source: narthaki.com; Author: Satish Suri; Photo Courtesy: narthaki.com

Anuradha Venkatraman, a student of Saroja Vaidyanathan,  gave a solo performance on 20th April at Seva Sadan, Bangalore, as a tribute to Maharaja Swati Tirunal on the occasion of his 200th birth anniversary. The pushpanjali was followed by a slokam which describes Lord Padmanabha as the lord of goddess Lakshmi, whose eyes are beautiful as the lotus. Her virtuosity in abhinaya was clearly in evidence. Anuradha concluded with a thillana in ragam Bhoopalam and adi Talam, a composition of Dr. Balamurali Krishna and rhythm composition by Lalgudi R Ganesh.

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