Source: narthaki.com; Author:  Padma Jayaraj; Photo Courtesy: Praful Parameswar

Rasavikalpam, music – dance festival, organized by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi in Thrissur has become an annual feature. Among the many recitals, the dance lovers of Thrissur saw a Bharatanatyam presentation by Janaki Rangarajan. Refreshingly different, the solo performance was a dazzling presentation in technical brilliance and outstanding abhinaya. A disciple of Padma Subrahmanyam, the artist moves forward in changing times and perceptions. The innovative choreography within the bounds of tradition, brilliant nritta, and striking poses, are the hallmarks of her performance. Based in the US, Dr. Janaki Rangarajan is a success as a touring performer.

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