|Ticket Price:||₹ 500|
|Genre:||Indian Classical Dance|
|Location:||JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066|
Sri Idagunji Mahaganapti Yakshagana Mandali, Keremane presents Seeta Apaharana.
Ramayana and Mahabharatha are among the greatest epics of Indian mythology. This episode has been taken from Ramayana. Poet Parthi Subba of Kumble near Kasragod, Kerala is a celebrated composer of this wonderful story in Yakshaga style. He is believed to have lived in about 1600 AD.
Lord Raama with his beloved wife and younger brother were in exile for 14 years. They were living in a forest. In the forest ‘Shurpanakha’, sister of demon king Ravana, was fascinated by the young and charming Laxmana and desired to marry him. She proposed to Laxamana after having a form of beautiful lady. After the denial by Laxamana she came in her original form and tried to cause them harm, being angry Laxamana cut her nose and ear with his sword.
Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.
The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry.
The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.
Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.