NATYANUBHAVA is a film on Indian classical dance, produced by the Public Service Broadcast Trust (PSBT), New Delhi, and supported by the Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India.
NATYANUBHAVA tells the story of Indian dance , spanning 5000 years, in 52 minutes! It tells the story by highlighting the historical and creative defining moments of Indian classical dance. The film is aimed at creating an experience for both the connoisseur and the uninitiated audiences, since the film will be disseminated worldwide by both the MEA ad the PSBT.
NATYANUBHAVA is divided into two parts,DARSHAN – The seen and the Unseen & YATRA – The journey.
In NATYANUBHAVA, is the story is of dance, and the story-teller is the dancer. The film is aimed as a poetic experience rather than a prosaic narrative of dance.
Produced by: Public Service Broadcast Trust (PSBT), New Delhi
Supported by: Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Directed by: Sharada Ramanathan
Pt. Birju Maharaj Kathak
Chitra Visweswaran Bharathanatyam
Sadanam Balakrishnan Kathakali
Bijoyini and Surupa Sen Odissi
Abhimanyu and Vidha Lal Kathak
Priyadarshini Govind Bharathanatyam
Srisandhya Raju Kuchupudi
Nimmy Raphael Mohini Attam
Guru Shri Tarunkumar Singh Manipuri
Performing Arts laboratory, Manipur Manipuri
Bhabhananda Barbayan Sattriya
Mallika Khandali Sattriya
Mridusmita Das Sattriya
Guru Kalyanasundaram Pillai Bharathanatyam
Guru Janardhan (Kalakshetra) Bharathanatyam
Mrinalini Sarabhai (from) Darpana Aacademy
Mallika Sarabhai (from) Darpana Academy
Kapila Venu Kudiyattam
Vinay Kumar (from ) Adishakti
Ileana Citeristi Odissi
Sharada Ramanathan ` Director
Lalgudi GJR Krishnan Music Director
Madhu Ambat ISC Cinematographer
Chitra Visweswaran & S. Janaki Script
D. Deepan Raj Associate Editor
D. Sasi Kumar Sound Engineer
P.C. Ramakrishna Voice Over/Narration
SPECIAL COMPOSITIONS RENDERED BY
Bombay Jayashri Ramnath & Abhishek Raghuram.