Poster by Sumithra Subramaniam
Poster by Sumithra Subramaniam

Vittu Vidudhalaiyagi Ninrai (2011-2013)

This thematic production on Bharathiar was commissioned by Natyarangam (Dance Wing of Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai) and presented in 2011 and 2013 by Ilaya Bharatam (Uma V. Sathyanarayanan, Kiran Rajagopalan, Vijna Vasudevan, & Sumithra Subramaniam).

Subramanya Bharathi emerged was one of Tamil Nadu’s most evocative and provocative figures during India’s struggle for freedom. His poems on viduthalai (liberation) explore and examine the idea of freedom based on Hindu philosophy, Indian nationalism, and social reform policies.

Concept & Choreography:  Ilaya Bharatham
Music:  Rajkumar Bharathi
Resource Person:  Dr. S. Raghuraman
Artistic Consultant:  Jayanthi Subramaniam