Guest post on Minai’s Blog: Devadasi/Bharatanatyam.

Mr Naidu  in his  Youtube Channel  posted a dance by Vyjaintimala in the film Piya milan (which is the hindi dub of the tamil film Marma veeran 1957) which was quite captivating. The video is replicated here on my blog for people who do not have the patience to click through to Minai’s Blog where I have further analysis and background .

Quoth :  People who lamented in that time period that Sadir had descended into a crass, near-prostitution, salon-dancing style were perhaps oblivious to the fact that great dance teachers and dancers could create the kind of magic you see in the Piya Milan dance which is classy and seductive.

 

Like I said, Go here! read!

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