This new year, Nritya Darpan Academy presents ‘Geet Govind’ composed by Padmabhushan Pandit Jasraj Ji & produced by Madhura Jasraj

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‘Geet Govind’ is a ballet that unfolds the eternal love and devotion between Lord Krishna & Radha.  Nritya Darpan Academy of Fine Arts & Guru Sau. Sandhya Damle brings you a magical ballet of love, relation and devotion of Radhe-Krishna through ‘Geet Govind’. The ballet set on the life of Lord Krishna is a beautiful description of relationship between Lord Krishna and gopis of Vrindavan particularly one devotee Radha.

The two hour musical ballet is composed by Pandit Jasraj Ji and monitored by his wife Madhura Jasraj Ji. The fascinating musical compositions by the legend himself and soulful voices of famous playback singers Shreya Ghoshal, Shankar Mahadevan, Mahalakshmi Iyer and Anuradha Paydwal will take you to the era where pure love and devotion existed.

The musical ballet Geet Govind based on the poetic composition written by the 12th century Indian poet Shri. Jayadeva is all set to leave you awestruck with its beautiful performance, soulful music and mesmerizing set.

Geeta Govinda is a poetic composition written by the 12th century Indian poet Shri. Jayadeva. It describes the relationship between Krishna and the Gopis of Vrindavana, and in particular one Gopi named Radha.

Guru Sau. Sandhya Damle crafts an interesting attempt to make this poetic composition even more appealing and intriguing in the form of an innovative dance ballet. The ballet consists of 12 songs portraying various nuances of eternal love between Lord Krishna and Radha. The 2 hours program promises to keep the audience captivated with its interesting storyline and amazing choreography.

The long brewing idea of Guru Sandhya, is finally taking shape in form of fine ballet. The idea is to throw light on the celestial love between Radha and Lord Kirshna and generate interest in the minds of young generation towards our culturally rich heritage.

With the blessings and support of Smt. Madhura ji Jasraj and Krishnakant Mittal, we wish to carry forward this captivating piece of art for a larger audience.

Guru choreographer Sandhya Damle, a degree holder in Bharatnatyam dance from Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalay got an opportunity to work on this dream project a few months back. Only her expertise and sincere approach helped her bag the project amongst the others. The disciples of Guru Sandhya will play the role of Radha and her disciples would be the gopikas of Vrindavan. Folk dance artiste Shreyas Desai will make his debut as Lord Krishna.

Artist line – up

Guru Sau Sandhya A. Damle is a Masters of Fine Arts in Dance -Bharathnatyam from Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya. She has learned this form of art under the able guidance of renowned Guru Padmabhushan Dr. Smt. Kanak Rele. Smt. Sandhya Damle is associated with Prabodhan Goregaon for past twenty-one years, which is affiliated with Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Juhu, Vile Parle.

Mr. Shreyas Desai has learned Indian and Maharashtrian Folk dance from the year 1999 till 2006. He has attained training in various dance forms like contemporary and ballet from Hema Malini and Group, Salsa and Cha Cha Cha from Sandeep Soparkar

Choreographed Indian and Maharashtrian folk performances for various colleges, schools and corporates from 2005 to date. He has been performing at various events ever since.

Ms. Priyanka Sakpal having completed her Arangetram in the year 2004 has been associated with her Guru Mrs. Sandhya Damle since more than 15 years, performing on various platforms together, under her Gurus teachings and guidance.

She has won Gold at an International competition organized by Akhil Bhartiya Sanskrutik Sangh Global Council of Art & Culture – 5th Cultural Olympiad of Performing Arts- Thailand 2015.

Anushka V. Salvi entered the portals of her Guru Smt. Sandhya Damle at the age of 5 Yrs. She has intensive training under the tutelage of her Guru for past 10 years had performed her Arangetram in Dec 2014.

Since then she had an opportunity to perform professionally with her Guru. She has a passion for art and has always maintained a balance between her dance and academics with perfection, sincerity and commitment.

Ms Eesha Pethe starting learning Bharatnatyam at the tender age of four and did her Arangetram when she was 11 under the able guidance of Guru Smt.Sandhya Damle.

She has been a part of many shows in and around Mumbai such as Geet Ramayan and is extremely passionate and sincere towards her art form.

Ms Nitya Rameshkumar has completed Bharatnatyam 7 years course under the able guidance of Guru Sandhya Damle &also performed Aarangetram at Melpathur Auditorium Guruvayur in 2014.

Ever since she has been participating in various programmes with her guru ever since. She is Associated with Smt. Sandhya Damle since 9 years.

Ms. Dnyanada Kadav has been learning under the able guidance of Guru Smt. Sandhya Damle since 1997, she did her Arangetram in the year 2005 and has been a part of the various stage performances ever since.

A dentist by profession.She has tried to imbibe various facets of classical dance and stage presence taught by her Guru with utmost dedication and sincerity.

Ms Divya Rameshkumar has completed Bharatnatyam 7 years course under the able guidance of Guru Sandhya Damle &also performed Aarangetram at Melpathur Auditorium Guruvayur in 2014.

Ever since she has been participating in various programmes with her guru ever since. She is Associated with Smt. Sandhya Damle since 9 years.

Venue

Swatantryaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak

Swatantrya Veer Savarkar Rastriya Smarak, Shivaji Park,, Besides Mayors Bungalow, 252, Swatantrya Veer Sawarkar Marg, Dadar West, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028

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