Source: The Hindu; Author: Hema. V. V. Ramani

Two titans from the field of natyam to meet. It will be erroneous to call it jugal bandi. Bandi, yes, in the bonding they share by way of mutual admiration for their respective art and each other. They will not attempt fusion but maintain the individuality of Bharatanatyam and Kathak. It is not a ‘Clash of The Titans’ or ‘Star Wars’! But when two masters meet on a platform, it’s magical because they transcend barriers. It is the merging of the artist with the art.

Read more here.

Birju Maharaj