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REMEMBERING VEENAPANI The Latest edition of Adishakti’s Remembering Veenapani Festival is coming up soon in February 2017. Four Fun Filled
Explaining Qur’an Muslim scholar Muhammad Anwari talks about The Holy Qur’an and the chanting of it as a part of Adishakti’s
Nangiar koothu _ Ashokavanikaankam Nangiar koothu is the traditional name of the koothu performance of a female member (Nangiar) of
OTTAN THULLAL _ “Ramanucharitham” Performer: Suresh Kaliyath Vocal: Kalamandalam Gopinatha Prabha Kalamandalam Mohana Krishnan Mrigangam: Kalamandalam Santhosh Idakka: Kalamandalam
THOLU BOMMALATA (Shadow puppetry from Andhra Pradesh) “Sundara khandam” By Chidambara Rao & Team Tholu Bommalata is the shadow puppet
Sattriya Dance – “Ramvijay” By Janardan Goswami & Team, Majuli, Assam The Sattriya dance form was introduced in the 15th
ARUNA SAIRAM and team performs at Adishakti theatre as a part of Adishakti’s Ramayana Project. Aruna Sairam is an Indian
Koodiayattam Painkulam Ramachakyar Smaraka Kalapeedam, from Kerala performs an episode from Ramayana, “Jadayu vadham” as a part of Adishakti’s 3
Many Ramayanas in Malayalam Sarah Joseph talking about ‘Many Ramayanas in Malayalam literature as a part of Adishakti’s Ramayana at our
LAKSHMI HOLMTRöM Lakshmi Holmström giving a talk about Kambar Ramayana and her about Ahalya as a part of Adishakti’s Ramayana project.
RAMAYANA – FROM TEXT TO PERFORMANCE Sadanand Menon presents his ideas on plurality in Ramayana at Adishakti, as part of
VISUALIZING RAMAYANA Gulam Muhammed Sheikh talks about the visual traditions of the Ramayana at Adishakti theatre, as a part of Adishakti
SONGS OF KABIR Vedanth Bharadwaj and Bindu Malini recited poems of Kabir as a part Adishakti’s annual festiva, Remembering Veenapani.
Director’s Notes “This production emerged from Adishakti’s research project on Rhythm as a Text in Koodiyattam and Contemporary Theatre. The
KATHAKALI Kathakali is a classical theatre form from Kerala. The word Kathakali literally means “Story-Play”. Kathakali is known for its
BLUERHYTHM A musical evening in Adishakti with jazz singer & musician Kirtana Krishna and guitarist Abhishek Prakash as a part
YAKSHAGAANA Yakshagaana is a popular dance-drama in the State of Karnataka. This classical dance-drama is also prevalent in Kasaragod, the
RAVAN CHHAYA The shadow puppet theatre of Odisha is known as Ravan Chhaya .The theme of Ravan Chhaya, literally,’ the
THOLPAVAKOOTHU “Surpanakhaankam” By Ramachandrapulavar & team, Krishnankutty Pulavar Memorial Tholpavakoothu and Puppet centre, Kerala Tholpavakoothu or shadow puppetry using leather puppets
KALAM PATTU The kalam is a unique drawing also called “dhulee chithram” or powder drawing. The artist uses the floor
A trailer of an Adishakti production, Nidravathwam, directed by Nimmy Raphel.
A trailer of an Adishakti production, The Tenth Head, directed by Veenapani Chawla.
Adishakti rehearsing the production ‘The Tenth Head’ for a show in National School of Drama festival festival, Bharat Rang Mahotsav
A video about Adishakti and its work, with an appeal for support.
India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore (www.indiaifa.org) is one of the country’s leading arts funders and has supported dozens of
A student groups’ assignment film on Adishakti