Malavika Mohan becomes first to present Ashtapadi in Kuchipudi style at Guruvayoor

Malavika Mohan, a student of the S5 MCA batch of Vidya and a former Kalathilakam of Calicut University, is a talented, gifted and accomplished dancer. Recently, she presented the Ashtapadi titled Chandana Charchitha from the Gita Govinda of Sri Jayadeva, a Sanskrit poet of 12th century CE, in the Kuchipudi style at the Melppathur Auditorium in Guruvayur. This makes Malavika the first person to present an Ashtapadi in the Kuchipudi style. It is only rarely Kuchipudi style of dancing is performed in this Auditorium. Malavika’s performance at Guruvayur was choreographed by her dance teacher Mr Anand E T who is also a staff of the EEE Dept of the College.