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O r g a n i z e r s I a m del i g ht edt ha tAt l a nt awi l l hos t ma j orc ul t ur a l e v enta ndper f or ma nc e byl i v i ngl eg enda ndwor l dc l a s sa rs t Pa dmaBhus ha nMa l l i k aS a r a bha i . Dr . Ma l l i k aS a r a bha i i st op Bha r a t a na t y a ma rs t , whoc r ea t edt he whol emov ementofBha r a t a na t y a m f orwomenempower ment .

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Dr . Ma l l i k aS a r a bha i i sapr emi er c hor eog r a phera ndda nc edi v aof c l a s s i c a l I ndi a nda nc ef ormor et ha n t hr eedec a des .

P r o f e s s o r -E mo r yU n i v e r s i t y Dr . Ma l l i k aS a r a bha i i sa wa r dedt hehi g hes tc i v i l i a n a wa r dbyt heGov er nmentofI ndi a . S heha sbeen s uc har ol emodel t oot herwomenbot hna ona l l ya nd i nt er na ona l l y . S hewi l l i ns pi r ea wa r dr ec i pi ent sa s wel l a sma nyy oungwomeni nt hea udi enc e.

Oppor t uni t yt oor g a ni z eMa l l i k aS a r a bha i e v enti smy l i f e mehonor . Herper f or ma nc ei sbe y ond ent er t a i nment . Bepr epa r edf oramemor a bl ee v eni ng t owi t nes sc el esa l per f or ma nc ebyMa l l i k aS a r a bha i .

At l a nt a , GAc oul dn’ tbel uc k i ert ha nha v i ngMa l l i k a S a r a bha i t oc el ebr a t eI nt er na ona l Women’ sDa y . Ma l l i k aS a r a bha i a l wa y sa na cv i s tf ors oc i e t a l educ a ona ndwomen’ sempower ment . Her F emi ni s twor ki suni v er s a l a ndherphi l os ophy‘ t he powerofda nc et oc ha ng et hewor l d’ i sv er y uni quea ndc ommenda bl e.


Whatdowomenac r os st hewor l ds har easexper i enc es ?What evert hec ol ouroft hei rs ki ns , what evert hei rl anguageandc ul t ur e, t hes i ngl ei dent i t yt hatl eadst ot hei rexpl oi t at i onand vi ol enc eagai ns tt hem i st hei rgender . Theyar eus edt os et t l es c or es , bodi esus edt or egai n honour . Theyar ebabymac hi neswhomus tpl eas ement oexi s t , t os ur vi ve. Andwi t hr i ght wi ngvi ews , r el i gi ousi nt ol er anc eandpol i t i c al s t or msi nt he21s tc ent ur y , t hef or msoft hei r expl oi t at i onandi t sdept hs eem t obeont her i s e. I nCol our soft heHear tMal l i kaSar abhai -danc er , ac t i vi s t , c hor eogr apher , c ol umni s t , s peaker ; andSami aMal i k-l yr i c i s t , c ompos er , pai nt er , s i ngerandaBr i t i s hPaki s t ani , c ome t oget hert obr i ngt hepai ns , t r avai l sandvi c t or i esofwomenofal l nat i ons , t hebondi ngand t hes i s t er hoodt hati ss pr eadi ngac r os snat i ons , gi vi ngwomens t r engt handc our age, anda f eel i ngofbel ongi ng. Wi t hs ongsi nUr duandEngl i s h, ands t or i est hatar ebot hper s onal and uni ver s al , t hepi ec edr awsyoui nt ot hewor l dofwomenandt hei rl i ves . Chor eogr aphy: Mal l i kaSar abhai|Voc al s&Mus i c : Sami aMal i k|Mus i cAr r angement : J ayanNai rLi ght i ng Des i gn: YadavanChandr an

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MAL LI KAS ARA BHA I

Mal l i ka Sar abhai has beenoneofI ndi a’ sl eadi ng c hor eogr apher sanddanc er sf orovert hr ee dec ades . I nc ons t antdemandasas ol oi s tandwi t h herowndanc ec ompany , Dar pana, s hehasbeenc r eat i ngand per f or mi ngbot hc l as s i c al andc ont empor ar ywor ks . ShehasaPhD i nOr gani s at i onal Behavi ourandhasbeenhonor ar yDi r ec t orofDar pana Ac ademyofPer f or mi ngAr t sf or40year s .   She r s tc amet oi nt er nat i onal not i c ewhens hepl ayedt her ol eofDr aupadi i n Pet erBr ook’ sTheMahabhar at af or5year s ,r s ti nFr enc handt henEngl i s h, per f or mi ngi nFr anc e, Nor t hAmer i c a, Aus t r al i a, J apanandSc ot l and.  

Al waysanac t i vi s tf ors oc i et al educ at i onandwomen’ sempower ment , Mal l i ka  beganus i ngherwor kf orc hange. I n1989s hec r eat edt he r s tofherhar dhi t t i ngs ol ot heat r i c al wor ks ,   Shakt i : ThePowerofWomen. Si nc et hen  Mal l i ka  hasc r eat ednumer ouss t agepr oduc t i onswhi c hhaver ai s edawar enes s , hi ghl i ght edc r uc i al i s s uesandadvoc at edc hange, s ever al ofwhi c hpr oduc t i onshave t our edi nt er nat i onal l yaswel l ast hr oughoutI ndi a.

AD A N C E , T H E A T R E , MU S I CV I D E OA R TP E R F O R MA N C E F E A T U R I N GMA L L I K AS A R A B H A I A N DS A MI AMA L I K WI T HT H ED A R P A N AP E R F O R MI N GG R O U P

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K I L A M A I SAM

Sami aMal i k’ sdynami c , evol vi ng wor ki ngpr ac t i c eenc ompas s esmus i c , vi s ual ar tandeduc at i on. As ki ngc hal l engi ngandi mpor t antques t i onsaboutourc ommon humani t y , Sami a’ swor khasent hr al l edaudi enc esf r om t heUKt oI ndi a. Sami awr i t esand per f or mss ongsbas edont r adi t i onal Ur duGhaz al ( ahi ghl yr e neduni onofpoet r ywi t h mus i c )ext endi ngands ubver t i ngt hef or mt oexpl or ec ont empor ar yi s s uesar oundi dent i t y , r ac eandgender . Shehasc ol l abor at edwi t hac c l ai medwor l dc l as smus i c i ans , wr i t er sand ar t i s t si nc l udi ngBal uj i Shr i vas t avOBE, Mal l i kaSar abhai , Gui l i anoModar el l i , Ki s hwar Naheed, SeemabGul , Al Mac Sween, SukhdeepDhanj al , Si anedJ ones , AnneTi bur t i usand Cr i sCheek. Shehasr el eas edt hr eeal bums : ‘ TheCol ouroft heHear t ’ ( 1998) ‘ J aago–WakeUp’ ( 2004)andAz aadi : Fr eedom ( 2017) . Sami ai sal s oavi s ual ar t i s t , mai nl ywor ki ngi npai nt i ng andvi deoherl i ves howsar es uppor t edbypr oj ec t i onsofheror i gi nal vi s ual ar t . Shehas r el eas edt hr eeal bums : ‘ TheCol ouroft heHear t ’ ( 1998) ‘ J aago–WakeUp’ ( 2004)andAz aadi : Fr eedom ( 2017) . Sami ai sal s oavi s ual ar t i s t , mai nl ywor ki ngi npai nt i ngandvi deo-herl i ve s howsar es uppor t edbypr oj ec t i onsofheror i gi nal vi s ual ar t . .

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