Source: narthaki.com; Author: Ashish Mohan Khokar; Photo Courtesy: Sarayu Rao 

Kittusaar (Prof. Guru MR Krishnamurthy) is one of the senior-most male, real gurus of Bangalore today. After decades of association with and service to his alma mater Kalakshetra, he resettled in Bangalore and in 1991 created a fine arts centre Kalakshithi in a most traditional area – Basavanagudi. An ace student and associate of Rukmini Devi Arundale, Kittusaar showcased not only his art but his gurubhakti to his guru and teacher, the entire evening showed voluntary spirit at its best. Over a dozen well-trained students showcased their art through a full-fledged margam, a rarity nowadays. Kittusaar’s evening regaled the full-hall audiences with deep felt dance. The music was divine thanks to first rate musicians who came from Chennai. Amongst the girls who acquitted themselves with high marks were Rakshita Prasad with her doe-eyed abhinaya ability.

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