Kathakali Workshop Performance

Date: 20/06/2015
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Venue: Rangasthala, Rangoli Metro, Boulevard Art Centre, MG Road, Bengaluru


IGNCA SRC is organizing a Kathakali Workshop Performance by Shri. Prabal Gupta

Report on Kathakali Workshop Performance by Shri. Prabal Gupta PHOTO

The Workshop Performance was inaugurated through “Melam”, announcing the commencement of Kathakali. The workshop performance of Navarasam – Demonstrated the nine emotions. Karuna rasa was demonstrated through a padam ” Paripahi Mam Hare, Padmalaya Patae” from the Katha – Duryodhana Vadham. – Draupadi comes crying to Lord Krishna with her hairs open crying to protect her. She reminisces how she was dragged onto the court by Dussasana and how she was humiliated amidst several men. She requests Lord Krishna to take revenge on Dussana. The main Katha (story) revolved round “Narakasura Vadham”. The performance was accompanied by a power point presentation at the back drop to facilitate thorough understanding of the performance executed through gestures and songs.