Purush Perspectives 4: Learning Bharathanatyam in Adyar – boon or bane?

When Lakshmi Vishwanathan talked of the Adyar army on stage at the Purush Festival, referring to gurus C.V. Chandrashekar, Balagopal, Janardhanan, Adyar Lakshmanan and V.P. Dhananjayan she could have easily been making the case for Madras-20 postcode to be designated a UNESCO intangible cultural space! Throw in the female Gurus that abound in a two-mile…