Paanchajanyam - An Echo of Emotions - Credits
Full Length Production
90 mins, 1993
Concept, Costumes and Choreography: Anita Ratnam
Sets and Lights: M. Natesh
Produced by: Pritha Ratnam
Music: Madurai N. Krishnan
Inspired by the ancient Tamil Vaishnavite verses - 'Divya Prabhandham', this ballet is a contemporary presentation of Lord Krishna's life in an episodic, non-sequential format. Combines elements of and folk dance.
Premiered in February 1993.
Colourful pagentry on stage... riveting, original and entertaining.
- The Hindu
Anita & Pritha Ratnam with a band of 15 well trained dancers, brought out in scintillating movements, the essence of the nine 'rasas'.
- The Indian Express
... won the hearts of all who had come ... the highlight was the Pinnal Kolattam.
... engaging, enjoyable and exhilarating....