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

K. Shanmugasundaram’s Bharatanatyam performance under the aegis of Rajalakshmi Fine Arts, Coimbatore, was filled with intense energy and manly grace. Some of his depictions were truly remarkable– as when Ganesha, who lay dead with his cut head, came alive once the elephant head was attached. At first, the still body stirred slightly, then the whole body shook with the thrill of life and he slowly stood up flapping his ears, as the elephant-headed God.

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Delightful depiction: Shanmugasundaram. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan