Mudra to the heart of mythology

  • Mudra to the heart of mythology

    Summary: The 32-year-old Bengalurean recently performed her piece, Savitri – Narratives of the Heart to critical acclaim in London and Cambridge and is now set to take it across India and parts of South-East Asia. “I want to use it as a medium to explain philosophy and mythology. Using Upanishads and more contemporary poetry by Tagore, Rumi and Sri Aurobindo, she draws parallels between the story of Savitri and how we look at mythology and philosophy. Her production premiered in Bengaluru late last year, and has ever since, made it across the world. “In fact, I’ve played the role of baby Savitri when I was only five in my mother’s production and it stayed with me.

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    Growing up, Janani Murali always wanted to revise some of her mother, renowned danseuse Padma Murali’s productions and she’s now finally getting to do just that. The 32-year-old Bengalurean recently performed her piece, Savitri – Narratives of the Heart to critical acclaim in London and Cambridge and is now set to take it across India and parts of South-East Asia. Here, she tells us what she aspires to do with her legacy , As Reported By Deccan.

    According to the Newspaper,Her production premiered in Bengaluru late last year, and has ever since, made it across the world. “In fact, I’ve played the role of baby Savitri when I was only five in my mother’s production and it stayed with me. I continued to ask myself, how I would do it differently,” she says. Janani chose to bring the philosophy underlying the story itself.

    Source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/lifestyle/viral-and-trending/080817/mudra-to-the-heart-of-mythology.html


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