Source: thehindu.com; Author: Rupa Srikanth; Photo Courtesy: S. Madhuvanthi

Details dominated dancer Lakshmi Ramaswamy’s latest production ‘Sapta Vidangam’ that was presented by her Bharatanatyam school Sri Mudhraalaya with a grant from Tamilnadu Eyal Isai Nataka Mandram for developing new productions based on Tamil literature.

Lakshmi and her group of well-trained dancers travelled from temple to temple, presenting one sacred hymn, Thevaram, in the dance style that is unique to the palanquin bearers of that temple when the deity is taken out in procession. Research (Prof. S. Raghuraman and S. Jayachandran) and music composition (Dr. Vanathi Raghuraman) were the stand-out features of the show.

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Lakshmi Ramaswamy and troupe performing 'Sapta Vidangam.' Photo: S. Madhuvanthi