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Those were the days!
-, 10 April 2017
Natyarangam presented an interesting discussion peppered with impromptu demos on OUR KALAKSHETRA DAYS by three stalwart dancers-gurus at Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, Chennai, on March 19, 2017. It was a lively discussion with the stalwarts sharing experiences of their golden days in Kalakshetra when it was in Adyar. The moderator was S. Janaki of Sruti magazine.

Wandering Artist - Season 1 - session 3 - 11th March 2017 -  View photos
Dancer couple share memories of 65 year partnership
- Times of India, 12 Mar 2017

The Yin and Yang of Dance
Celebrities on Relationships
- Meera S

KEA FESTIVAL BENGALURU - CONNOISSEURS’ COMMENT,  (Program on 26th February 2017- Prabhath Rangamandira)
Here, everybody is still in the “Nasha” of your program :)
All the young dancers and the rasikas are talking about the program with sheer enchanted bhaava.
We have no words to describe, as it was one of the finest experiences of our lives.
Every imagery, every emotion, every detail in communication is so well etched in our minds.
Some even said that this is EXACTLY how Dasharatha must have felt. This is how Manthara must have spoken.
They were amazed how Akka kept her back in that position for that long a time, what a GREAT ARTIST! 
Your moving backward with sliding feet & clenching fist was LOVED by all. What to say of the emotions….GOD !!!
As Rasikas, we all openly declare OUR LOVE for your art.
You have all immortalised the episode !!!

Recital revisits popular love story of Valli and Murugan

KRA Narasiah in Tracking Indian Communities, Dravidian, Roots & Wings, TOI, February 13, 2017

Audience reaction to KAADAL VALLI KANDA MURUGAN at NARADA GANA SABHA on February 10, 2017
- " We enjoyed every minute of the 90 minutes drama.It was crisp and professional. Nothing overdone, nor under worked. Thooran's narrative was sincerely followed. The girl who donned the role of Valli(Sukanya) dis her part exceedingly well, thanks to your and your goodwife's guidance. It was as a whole, thoroughly enjoyable evening. Thanks again. Kindly convey my blessings to the youngsters and regards to your good wife and son, who managed it so well.
Warmest regards

Virasat award presented to Dr.VP Dhananjayan
- Pillar Times, Jan 29-Feb4, 2017
Same article was also featured in  Arcot Road Talk, Jan 29-Feb4, 2017  ;  T Nagar Times, Jan 29-Feb4, 2017  ;  Chrompet Times, Jan 29-Feb4, 2017

The happiness road: “With acceptance there is only happiness”
- Avis Viswanathan,, 8 Jan 2017
There’s a glint in the eyes of the Dhananjayan couple that you can’t miss. Perhaps, it reflects their state of inner joy. Almost as if he is reading my mind, Dhananjayan says, “Happiness is just being. It is about being content with what you are doing, with how you are living,” adds his wife Shanta.

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