Students of Kandula Kuchipudi Natyalayam celebrated Mother’s Day with their mothers lighting the lamp, before the commencement of the programme at Shilparamam Madhapur, and swayed the audience present. The evening’s performance began with baby Naga Vaishnavi H rendering Chinna Vinayaka Kowtham, paying obeisance to Lord Ganesha. M. Jahnavi, C. Karthika, P. Saanvika, P. Madhu Vaishnavi and N. Sree Deetya presented Pushpanjali, followed by ‘Jayamu Jayamu Lalitha Kala Vaaniki’ by Rishika Pathak, N. Sanvi, N. Lasya Priya and Ch. Sai Supriya.
Kandula Kuchipudi Natyalayam founder and Guru G Ravi had selected a mix of compositions on Rama, Vishnu and Lord of Dance, Shiva for his students’ performances. The famous ‘Paluke Bangaramaayena’ was brought to life by K. Lakshmi Seveyatha, S. Ishitha, A. Dhanvi, Y. Kaartheeka and I. Pragyna. Lord Shiva was remembered in ‘Namashivayathe’ performed by G. Venkata Stuthi, C. Gayathri, A. Thamasvini, K. Nikhila, Y. Manasvi, P. Kamala Sree, A. Kiranmai, E. Geethika and E. Snigdha. In the ever popular ‘Bhoo Shambhoo’, dancers P. Akshitha, P. Vaishnavi and K. Urjeetha performed, while Pathakota Harshini and SP Sahithi performed the ‘Shiva Sthuti’.
Just like they say the best is reserved for the finale. The evening’s programme ended with ‘Dasavathara Sabdham’ rendered by K. Rithika, M. Devi Vaishnavi, P. Harshini and P. Pydi Varnitha. The other compositions performed in the evening included ‘Naarayaneeyam’ by M. Mukunda Vangmaye, ‘Vinaro Bhagyamu’ by B. Mitravinda, K. Sai Srilekha, L. Srihitha and D. Sri Mahalaxmi, ‘Thakkuvemi Manaku’ by B. Mitravinda, L. Srihitha, K. Haneesha, J. Thaaswika, M. Joshitha, D. Sri Mahalaxmi and ‘Ithade Parabramha’ by K. Rithika, Pathakota Harshini, M. Devi Vaishnavi, P. Harshini, P. Pady Varnitha and SP Sahithi.
Sri Tumbura Sangeethaalayam founder Sri Radha Krishna garu was the Chief guest for the evening and M. Ravi Kiran compered the evening’s programme.