Allana, Amal (ed.)
ISBN: 9789381523988, 9381523983
In this unique publication on theatre performance, twenty-two critically acclaimed actors talk to us about their journeys-their lives and aspirations, their in-depth training, and lasting stage careers. The range of these stalwars spanning a period from the 1850s-1990s includes Binodini Dasi, Bal Gandharva, Fida Husain, Zohra Segal, Sombhu Mitra, Shreeram Lagoo, Utpal Dutt, Manohar Singh, Uttar...
ISBN: 9789332703803, 9332703809
The book is to provide the reader a plethora of life skills....everything they would like to know about enhancing their personality, polishing social etiquette, being articulate, perfecting their style of dressing... basically projecting an image that unanimously stands out in the crowd.
ISBN: 9788183704182, 8183704182
ISBN: 9789385285233, 9385285238
Charting the hitherto untold story of Indian horse racing, this book is a monumental effort to illustrate the glorious history of Indian racing. It recalls, with its exquisitely detailed content and breathtaking photographs, the luster and old charm of the sport as it used to be, and testifies the passion that is still held for horse racing in India.
Venkataraman, Leela et al.
ISBN: 9788174362162, 8174362169
This book is an exposition of the seven major dance forms namely Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Odissi, Kathak, Mohini Attam, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, their history, growth, decay and renewal right from the temple floor and kingly court to the modern stage.
Ghosh, Sampa et al.
ISBN: 9788170174356, 817017435X
Contents: (i) Overview of puppets. (ii) Multiple purposes of puppetry. (iii) The craft of puppetry. (iv) Animation in puppetry. (v) Beyond puppets.;;Puppets dated back to a period well before Bharata's `Natya Shastras' and have continued unabated throughout the centuries in almost all Indian states. While the famous puppeteers of Rajasthan are really acrobats, those of Orissa sing and dance abo...
Nair, Chirakkal T Sreedharan
ISBN: 9789384030513, 9384030511
In clear, easy-to-understand language, this book will tell you how to learn and practice payattu with or without weapons. Action photographs make poses and techniques easy to follow, and traditional oral commands in Malayalam have been rendered into English.
ISBN: 9789388121101, 9388121104
This book examines the art, dance, music, philosophy, religion, and other aspects of the civilization of India.
Banerjee, Utpal K
ISBN: 9788182900929, 8182900921
ISBN: 9788191004717, 8191004712
Sorcar, PC (Jr)
ISBN: 9789386906090, 9386906090
This book is a pictorial account of his metamorphosis into the Maharaja of Magic from very humble beginnings. Written by his son, this is a deeply personal view of the life and times of a towering figure.
ISBN: 9789386392459, 9386392453
In this book, the author demonstrates how cultural performances can stage the political in ways that add to the more visible and traditional practices of popular politics. Through the lens of performance studies, the book explores Kerala's transformation into a neoliberal region.
Bajaj, Tanvi et al
ISBN: 9780415710114, 0415710111
Presenting an alternative perspective, this book proposes that performing arts forge an emotional bond between the performer and the audience, making the act of performence a therapeutic and restorative experience, and not merely recreational.
ISBN: 9788190540186, 8190540181
ISBN: 9788132106999, 8132106997
Kumar, R Siva
ISBN: 9788189323349, 8189323342
.....in association with Visva-Bharati and Ministry of Culture.; This book is the most comprehensive documentation of any modern Indian artist to date. In its collection of more than 2000 images of Tagor's paintings, drawings and doodles, most of them reproduced with special care to capture the tones and colours of the originals-for the first time ever. A rich critical apparatus-including comme...
Krishnan, Gauri Parimoo
ISBN: 9789810859718, 9810859716
The Ramayana, an ancient Sanskrit epic from India, is generally believed to surpass other works of world literature in its popularity, influence and longevity. This book captures the fascinating adaptation of the story in different Asian cultures. The twenty essays cover a wide range of topics on literary, visual, performing and contemporary arts: Ramayana in Hindu culture, in Chinese and Japan...
ISBN: 9788186017623, 8186017623
A comprehensive selection of the dance writings of Ranjabati Sircar (1963-99)-essays, seminar papers, interviews, reviews, production notes-illustrating a highly critical and percipient mind discovering and articulating fresh possibilities in the new Indian dance; and critiquing a wide range of international performances from an original point of view.
Sangam, Anamika Kala
Vol.I: Music and Dance,;Vol.II: Theatre and Cinema
Jayarajan, V (b.1957)
This book contains an account of Teyyam, a divine dance of north Kerala in which the performer after undergoing several rituals becomes a deity. Besides it also investigates into the historical, mythological, anthropological, sociological as well as the artistic aspects of teyyam.
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