Indus Blues is the story of the struggle of indigenous musicians and craftsmen of Pakistan,
who are barely surviving in an indifferent society. Filmmaker Jawad Sharif takes you on a journey across
Pakistan in search of disappearing folk musical instruments.
2ND SESSION on 9 OCTOBER 2015 :
BharatNatyam: Sacred in form, dynamic in spirit
A Doordarshan compilation of performances from some of the most celebrated contemporary artistes of the genre like the Padmabhushans: Kalanidhi Narayana, Dr. Yamini Krishnamurthy, Alarmel Valli and Padma Shris: Leela Samson and Malavika Sarukkai. The recitals offer views into nearly all aspects of Bharatnatyam dance and end with two excerpts from larger choreographed traditional dance-dramas. The film will be accompanied by explanations preceding each piece by classical exponent Ms. Sheema Kermani (Runtime: 65 mins)