Living Legend Series

An essential component of the preservation of cultural heritage entails documentation of traditional art forms of legendry cultural figures. IGNCA has initiated several projects for documentation of life-sketches, performances and teaching techniques of eminent artists. Among the documentations completed are those of

  • Smt. Manikyamma Saride’s Adhyatma Ramayana,
  • Sangita Kala Nidhi T. Brinda,
  • Smt. Kalamandalam kalyanikuttyamma’s Mohiniattam,
  • Guru Ammanur Madhavachakyar’s Kudiyattam,
  • late Shanta Bardhan’s Classic choreography on the Ramayana performed by Ranga Sri in LBT, and
  • Old Gurus of Natasankirtana of Manipur