Indian Theatre Traditions book by Shovana Narayan launched
The book Indian Theatre Traditions, authored by Padmashri Shovana Narayan,Kathak Maestro and published by Shubhi Publication was unveiled at Lalit Hotel. This book depicts multi-dimensional theatrical traditions of India that includes drama, dance and music, folk and classical.
The book has covered areas of puppetry, martial arts and the tradition of masks. It delves into the roots of various streams of Indian culture including a deep reflection on the applicability of the ancient treatise on dramaturgy, the Natyasastra.
The eminent guests at the event were Mr. Vijay Kumar Singh,MOS for Road Transport and Highway,,Akhilesh Mishra Director General ICCR,Jyotsna Suri Owner Bharat Group of Hotels,Sharon Lowen,Her Excellency Ms Harinder Sidhu, High Commissioner of Australia, Actor Sushma Seth,Alka Raghuvanshi Art Curator,Neelam Pratap Rudy philanthropist to name a few..
Author Padmashri Shovana Narayan said “This book, Indian Theatre and Dance Traditions, that gives a bird’s eye view of our rich cultural heritage and which includes philosophy, information on our Classical and Traditional Performing Arts including puppetry and masks, besides providing an insight into the Natyashastra, caters to all sections of readers. I am happy that the book has been published by Shubhi Publications after its initial publication in early 2000s. I am so grateful to Sanjay Arya for his dedication to publications on a much needed area of reference and documentation works on Indian Heritage, Art, Architecture, Culture, Religion and Philosophy.and for his immense faith in me.”
Mr. Sanjay Arya, Founder, and Publisher Shubhi Publication said “Six books with Padmashree Shovana Narayan , she's an asset both to the dance as well as academic world. She does justice to every task she undertakes.Would love to engage her in writing books forever."