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In an evening dedicated to Sufism, noted Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer Malavika Sarukkai presented her latest work Love, Longing and Transcendence. Her recital, based on the poetry of Amir Khusro, was an exploration of love imagery. In the performance, conceived and conceptualised by Malavika, aesthetics of movement and design came together to weave a sensuous tapestry of love and longing. Malavika’s first performance, ‘Three Rivers’ was an artistic interpretation of Khusro’s poetry and included pieces like ‘River of Sorrow’ and the ‘River of Pleasure’ and ‘River of Release’. This was followed by a presentation of Khusrao’s other works.

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