Vanaja Dance Music


Vanaja dances a Kuchipudi Tillana at her first public performance. Ragas: Nattai and Vasantha


Vanaja describes her beauty to entice a lover. "Dally not, my love," she says, as she beckons him. Raga: Abheri. Composer: Indira Amperiani


Vanaja dances an Ashtapadi, where a maiden longs for her lover, but when Shekhar, the landlady's son, arrives, her gaze turns to anger. Raga: Behag. Lyrics: Jayadeva. Music Composition: Bhaskara S. Narayanan


Vanaja is angry with Rama Devi for denying publicly that the child is hers. She shows her emotion in this Kuchipudi Jatiswaram. Raga Atana


Vanaja describes the birth of Goddess Durga and how she kills the Demon Mahishasura. Ragas: Ananda Bhairavi and Revati.  Composer: Adi Shankara