Narthaki.com

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Narthaki.com is a dance web portal founded by Dr. Anita R. Ratnam, an Indian actor, dancer and writer.[1][2]

It has been described as India's first dance portal,[3] and a forum for performing artists and connoisseurs of the arts.[4] It started as a global printed directory and was launched on the internet in July 2000.[5] Narthaki (nartaki) means a female dancer.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ratnam, Anitaa (13 December 2010). "In their own voice – Waiting in the wings". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Heike Moser (2008). Naṅṅyār-Kūttu: ein Teilaspekt des Sanskrittheaterkomplexes Kūṭiyāṭṭam. Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. p. 323. ISBN 978-3-447-05453-9. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Dance Annual of India. The Foundation. 2007. p. 53. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Pallabi Chakravorty (2008). Bells of Change: Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India. Seagull Books. p. 186. ISBN 978-1-905422-48-7. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  5. ^ Swamy, Prakash M. (8 July 2000). "Narthaki _ the who's who of Indian dancers". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Manohar Laxman Varadpande (1987). History of Indian Theatre. Abhinav Publications. p. 123. ISBN 978-81-7017-221-5. Retrieved 14 April 2013.