Bharatanatyam (Tamil: "பரதநாட்டியம்"), is a major genre of Indian classical dance The performance repertoire of Bharatanatyam, like other classical dances, includes nrita (pure dance), nritya (solo expressive dance) and natya. Savitha Sastry is an Indian dancer and choreographer best known as an exponent of Bharatanatyam. She is known to experiment with the format of traditional Bharatanatyam by . (20 January, ). Dance Performance by Savitha Sastry. Bharatanatyam is an Indian classical dance that originated in the Hindu temples of music and particularly the guru who directs and conducts the performance.
A free-entry lunchtime dance performance in praise of the cosmic dancer Lord Shiva. One such affair was a recently organised Bharatanatyam performance by Shruti Iyer at a city auditorium Venkat Sabhagruha. With utmost grace.