Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s Dance Drama
“Chitrangada” in Odissi
Directed and choreographed
Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar and Group
Inspired by his vision and his sensitivity to portray “the complete woman” as one who personifies love, courage and substance, Odissi dancer Ranjana Gauhar, pays homage to the genius of Rabindranath Tagore through her presentation of his dance drama Chitrangada. Through her dance production, Ranjana, recounts the tale of Chitrangada, a Manipuri princess, who through her passion for Arjuna the great warrior from the epic Mahabharata, came to realize that her true power and potential as a woman lay in her duty towards society.
- The concept and Artistic Director : Padmashree Ranjana Gauhar
- Duration : 55 minutes on recorded music