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Navtej Johar and Lokesh Bhardwaj reinterpret Jean Genet's play The Maid as a Bharatanatyam dance in Frenemies.

Dance of desire between devadasis

Jul 10, 2015 5:50 AM

OPEN, the pre-festival of the Singapore International Festival Of Arts, closed last weekend with an Indian dance performance at 72-13.

It takes its inspiration from a traditional practice in South India where young girls from the "untouchable" class are sometimes married to rich patrons.