Subadhra turns to classical music to chase away the monotony that has gripped her life. In the process, she brings meaning to the lives of people close to her.
Dr.Anita Ratnam is a classical and contemporary dancer and choreographer. She is also the founder director of Arangham Trust, a cultural foundation that seeks to explore, enrich and promote the performing and visual arts of India and to contemporize the rich tapestry of Indian creativity for modern audiences. A Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, Anita lectures in various universities and museums overseas. She talks about the qualities and lessons she has learnt from her Gurus, what she drives as a Performance Mentor in her students and the relevance of arts in a highly mechanized world. Excerpts from the interview.