A Perfectionist

SaradaPeria Sarada as told to G.Sundari

Sarada was a Bharatanatyam student at Kalakshetra who made a mark in the world of dance after G. Lilavati and Radha Sriram – the first and second pupils of the institution. She identified herself with all the noble work Rukmini Devi (Athai) initiated and sustained—from her student days till she retired from Kalakshetra in 1996. Sarada and Anandi (Kalki’s daughter) turned up one day while Athai and I were conducting a rehearsal. Athai asked them if they could dance what they had seen. They performed enthusiastically …read more