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.

Critics Speak

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.
- Dinamani

... engaging, enjoyable and exhilarating....
- Dinamalar

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