Young dancers at ‘The World of Dance’
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Young dancers at ‘The World of Dance’

Avijit Das (Bangalore), who has the distinction of training earlier from Guru Vempati Chinna Satyam and currently Manju Bharggavee – not to mention his Kalakshetra background in Bharatanatyam. Beginning with ‘Ganesha Kautvam’, he turned to Dashavatara on Lord Vishnu’s ten incarnations. The performance was remarkable for its brisk tempo, expressive body language, rhythmic footwork and … Continue reading

In the Absence of Feminine: Dance Like a Man- “THE SEATTLE STAR”
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In the Absence of Feminine: Dance Like a Man- “THE SEATTLE STAR”

There is a kuchipudi dance performed by Pandit Avijit Das, an internationally renowned dancer. Pandit Das is an extraordinary dancer with incredible power radiating from his center, and I love this stuff. I’m immediately immersed in a world of dance… 6th August 2015 By Omar Willey. It was  my first experience to be part of … Continue reading

Transports The Audience To A Higher Plane – BWW
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Transports The Audience To A Higher Plane – BWW

Avijit Das of Bangalore looked like a Disney Prince professing his undying love to some lucky damsel in “Dasavtaram, Tarangam”. Choreographed by Guru, Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, this piece presented Mr. Das as both a prince and a warrior, or a tiger in love. Granted this tiger used spry pas de chats, slicing arms along … Continue reading

Erasing Borders Dance Festival By Indo-American Arts Council – “DanceViewtimes”
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Erasing Borders Dance Festival By Indo-American Arts Council – “DanceViewtimes”

Avijit Das performed at both concerts as well, but perhaps because he was pinch-hitting Saturday for another artist, we saw him at his best on Monday. “Tarangam” showed off his nature in a way “Dashavatara Shabdam” didn’t. To use ballet terms, Das is a petit allegro dancer: lithe and wiry, with speed, line, and a … Continue reading

Moving like a master, Indian Habitat Center – “The Hindu”
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Moving like a master, Indian Habitat Center – “The Hindu”

Avijit Das, a rising star on the Kuchipudi horizon, gave a commendable performance in the traditional repertoire for most part of his performance at the India Habitat Centre. For this critic it felt like going down memory lane to watch a vibrant execution of a ‘shabdam,’ ‘Dasavataram’ and ‘Tarangam’ devoid of interpolations in the name … Continue reading