Source: The Hindu; Author: B. Ramadevi; Photo Courtesy: S. Siva Saravanan

Rajalakshmi Fine Arts’ September Season began at Coimbatore, with a Bharatanatyam recital by Divyatha Arun. After the Pushpanjali, she presented ‘Sriman Narayana,’ by Annamacharya. The quickly changing postures comprising the 10 avatars of Vishnu, each lovelier than the other, were proofs of her growing mastery over the dance form.

‘Thaye, Yashodha’ has been depicted so often by so many people. Yet when Divyatha presented it with endearing facial expressions and graceful movements, she scored an extra point. She charmed the spectators with the pranks of Krishna, but it was Yashodha who stayed in the minds as a doting mother. She concluded with ‘Bho Shambho’ and a thillana in Maund.

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Chraming role play: Divyatha Arun. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan