Celebrating Janmashtmi

Celebrating Janmashtmi
<g data-gr-id="25">Krishna,</g> is the icon of endearing childhood pranks and cauldron of immense wisdom. He draws the perfect balance between life’s paradoxes and offers a path that allows beings to live a wholesome life. <g data-gr-id="23">Enunciation</g> of the basic truths of life unfolds within Lord Krishna’s innumerable anecdotes, that emerge in the narration of his life’s tales. 

Presented at the national Capital’s Kamani Auditorium, the dance-drama has perpetually inspired, not only in its traditional <g data-gr-id="22">context,</g> but also due to their contemporary relevance. 

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, raised the curtain on the much awaited “Krishna” on Wednesday, where Padamshri, Shobha Deepak Singh, the master of direction and production, presented the legend, abounding with folklore and praise that has enthralled for over three thousand years.

The 40th edition of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s “Krishna” delineated between the butter stealing Krishna and the Krishna of the Mahabharata, where the two independent entities merge into one, the ballet bestows a unique persona on the two entities. 

The presentation opened with the encapsulating episodes around the <g data-gr-id="18">makhan</g> chor, Govardhan, <g data-gr-id="19">kaliya</g> <g data-gr-id="20">raas</g> etc, tracing his journey to the centre stage of human reverence. 

The scintillating production presents the beloved of Radha and the omnipotent Lord Krishna, where his presence excudes wisdom, dignity and infallible strength offersthe greatest examples for living a wholesome life. The tenets expressed in the revered Bhagwad Gita were mentioned, offering real life practical solutions, rather than pursuing ambiguous diktats of “right” and “wrong”. 

Shobha Deepak Singh through meticulous vision and execution presents, all aspects of Lord Krishna’s persona endowing a fascinating energy to the production. Beautiful choreography, lighting, costumes, sound, technical support and ambience create a suitable background that contribute to making all her productions  heartwarming. 

In “Krishna”, the dynamics of the Mahabharata, where man isolates and sets himself against his brethren is laid open before an audience that easily empathises and expands, with the understanding of the larger landscape. 


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