Padams / Maami's Magic 5 DVDs - a collection of Padams & Javalis
This DVD combo pack presents a riot of padams and javalis by composers across India belonging to diffrent regions and periods. Handpicked and demonstrated by 'Padmabhushan Smt.Kalanidhi Narayanan ('Maami - to her students) ,the legendary abhinaya exponenet,they proclaim the sparkling diversity of Indian forms.
She takes us an aesthetic voyage to explore a myriad characters ,object and emotions.
She does it all with a tilt of her head and turn of her eyes backed by the hands that fold and unfold in various shapes and styles.It is a unique language:a magic conjured up a medley of meaningful Lyrics,,mellifluous music and a matchless artiste described by natyashastras as 'abhinaya'.
Performed by Padmabhushan Kalanidhi Narayanan
Concept & Presentation byPriyadarsini Govind
Oodhumath theenkuzharke Muzhuthum vennai (Virutham) Aalaineer karumbannavan
- Nilambari-Kulasekara Alvar
- Thodi-Adi-Kulasekara Alvar
- Useni-Misrachapu-Thirumangai Alvar
Vadarake povey('Athi yuka yukamu') Nan etikku pomanerey Valappu dasa neraney Yela vachitivey
- ('Payyada pai') - Nadha nama kriya-Trupuda
- Saindhavi-Adi-Swathi Thirunaal
Samayamidhe ra ra
- Mayamalava gowla-Roopaka- Chinnayya
'Apathuru kulo naithine'
- Bihak-Roopakam-Patnam Subramanya Iyer
- Kamaj-Eka talam-T Pattabhiramiah
- 'Alugaka kootami'-Bilahari-Adi
- 'Intha moham yemira'- Sankarabharanam - Trupuda
- Slokam from Sri Krishna Karnamirdham - Ragamalika
a selection of Tamil Padams
- 'Enneramum undhan sannidhiyil'
-Saaveri-Adi-Ghanam Krishan Iyer
- 'Unnai thoothu anuppinen'
- 'Enna naan seithuvittaen?'
- 'Eppadi manam thuninthatho?'