Source: The Hindu; Author: Veejay Sai; Photo Courtesy: S. S. Kumar

Rama Vaidyanathan’s solo dance recital took place as the inaugural concert of the Music Academy’s dance festival. Twisting and twirling her way out of a spotlight at the far end of the stage, Rama choreographed an impressive Lord Krishna – the divine cowherd tending his cattle, human souls in this case. Next Rama performed a short piece on mother Yashoda requesting Krishna to show his face in ‘Moomu Choopara’ in Ragam Behag, Rama explored three different ideas – the physical face of Krishna, the butter thief who gets caught and the eternal cosmic form of the Viswaroopam.

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Rama Vaidyanathan. Photo: S.S. Kumar