Stemming from the roots of the ancient Sanskrit text Natya Shastra, Kuchipudi is a classical dance-drama of India. The performers convey the selected story through dynamic movements and expressive eyes, aided by an ensemble of musicians. The traditional attire of a sari, the braided hair adorned with fresh flowers and delicate jewellery, along with the soft sound of the ghungroos form the ancillary elements of the dance. Kuchipudi Nrithya Sandhya, which translates into an evening of Kuchipudi, will captivate the audience and transport them to a mythical land.
A brilliant artist and a senior disciple of guru Dr. Vempati, Jaikishore Mosalikanti has mastered every aspect of Kuchipudi, earning a reputation as a formidable exponent. He has participated in several prestigious dance festivals in India and is the recipient of numerous awards, such as Natya Visharada, Yuva Kala Vipanchee, Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar and Nrithya Kala Sagara. Kishore’s thoughtfulness and uncompromising insistence on proper form and technique makes him one of the most sought after and respected Kuchipudi teacher. A prolific and original choreographer, he has been recognized by scholars, critics, and connoisseurs of art, both for his choreographic and performance skills.