New Delhi: “Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like nobody’s watching you. We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder of Noida Film City at the inauguration of annual male classical dance presentation titled Shivaargya at Ganesa Natyalaya curated by Saroja Vaidyanathan at New Delhi.
“The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs,” added Dr. Marwah also the Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts appreciating the perfection of the dancers who all were participating in day long festival.
Saroja Vaidyanathan is a guru and a notable exponent of Bharatanatyam a prolific choreographer and has to her credit ten full-length balle and nearly two thousand individual Bharatanatyam items.
Saroja Vidyanathan has written a number of books on Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music including ‘The Classical Dances of India’, ‘Bharatanatyam – An In-Depth Study’, ‘Carnataka Sangeetham’, and ‘The Science of Bharatanatyam’.
Saroja was conferred the Padma Shri in 2002 and the Padma Bhushan in 2013 by the Government of India. Later Saroja presented a set of her books to Dr. Sandeep Marwah.