Rons Bantwal for Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (AF)
Mumbai, Feb 19: Well-known dance school Arunodaya Kala Niketan celebrated its 48th anniversary at the Dr Visvesvaraya auditorium of Karnataka Sangha here.
Sahara Doordarshan Mumbai unit chief Syed Salman was the chief guest while social worker Manjunath G Mogaveera was the guest of honour.
Kannada Sahitya Parishat Maharashtra unit president H B L Rao, founder of Sri Geetambika Yakshagana troupe Mulur Sanjeeva D Kanchan, Karnataka Nataka Academy award winner Bharatkumar Polipu were honoured on the occasion.
The programme included classical and folk dance presentations. Kala Niketan secretary Meenakshi R Shriyan welcomed the gathering while joint secretary Raju Shriyan proposed the vote of thanks.
As part of the occasion, ‘Narayaniyam’ dance directed by Kala Niketan teacher M N Suvarna was performed along with other classical and folk dances assisted by various artistes.