Nagpur.: The emerging dancers from the city joined hands in unison to hit the dance floors for the cause, in a scintillating event event ‘Antaragni-Dance For cause’, organised at Dr Vasantrao Deshpande hall recently. The chief guest for the event organised by ‘Sankalp- Nayi Soch Nayi Umeed’, was Vice-Chancellor of RTM Nagpur University Dr Siddarthvinayak Kane. Guest of honour were Director of South Central Zone Cultural Centre Nagpur Dr Deepak Khirwadkar,and Dance Guru Ratnam Janarddhanan.
Also present were Adv Nishant Gandhi, Corporator Kamlesh Choudhary, Vjay Gadre, Director Deendayal Bahuuddeshiya Prasarak Mandal and family members of Sanstha. The programme was conceptualised by Pooja Hirwade, Senior disciple of Dance guru Ratnam Janarddhanan of Pratibha Nritya Mandir and Abhijit Jha, President Sankalp and was organised to raise funds in a id of educationofdaughters of deceased farmers. .
The programme got off to a brilliant start with an invocatory Kuchipudiper formed by Arjun Nair and Pooja Hirwade, to seek blessings of Lord Ganesh and LordShiva. Shraddha Hirwade, Jaidev Pahade, Saumitra Mardikar, Gauri Hirwade and Arjun Nairthen presented some sizzling variety of Western dances like retro performance, horror dance with Bhayanak Ras, a well choreographed contemporary dance depicting the life on earth without water, that was outstanding. There were some unique classical themes like Kali Tandav, that as full of sound and fury, followed by Mayil Thillana that was performed by Pooja Hirwade, Arjun Nair, Gauri Hirwade, Rutuja Wankhede, Vinisha Nair, Nimisha and Sharwari Patil.
The event also had a famous folk performance of Maharashtra ‘Waghya Murali’that had an upbeat rhythm and the dancers had the audience in cheer with their performance. This was followed by Rajasthani Folkdances‘Ghoomar, Chirmi and Kalbeliya’ that was again a colourful presentation performed by Sachin Dabhnekar, Swapnil Khare. Anurag Ladse rendered philosophical songs while Azin Khan recited some self written shayari. A Peacock dance with Pooja Hirwade in the lead, was very impressive.
The show concluded with a thematic act reflecting the life of a farmer. All those present in the hall were presented with a sapling under the slogan ‘Har Ghar Paudha Abhiyaan’.Anchor Manish Nairwas in his element and set the stage on fire with his poem ‘Kisan Hu Mai’. His crisp commentary and a song that brought cheer on the faces of all those present, was heartwarming. A cheque of Rs 75,000 was handed over by Sankalp to Vijay Gadre, Director of Deendayal Bahuuddeshiya Prasarak Mandal in the presence of family members of the deceased farmers and invited dignitaries.