45 DOAS : 26.11.2013

STARTED on the 16th of November 2013, I – Divvya Nirula, brought you “45 DAYS OF ART STORIES” the Below Post was first Published on 26.11.2013   “The Future of My Past : The Relevance of NAUTANKI: Resuscitation Needed   NAUTANKI in its colloquial usage, as slang, has come to mean for most North Indians, the dramatic reactions and actions of an individual or group with regards to a … Continue reading 45 DOAS : 26.11.2013

Upper Torso : The Dhak- Dhak-Queen

  Sticking to the Bollywood theme of yesterday and moving upwards in the body of a dancer, for 45 Days of Dance Stories, I give you the upper torso, and the woman who has made her on and off screen dancing career with the -chest-thrust – the Dhak-Dhak-Queen : Madhuri Dixit.   Similar to the pelvic-thrust discussed yesterday this upper-torso movement finds resonance in traditional … Continue reading Upper Torso : The Dhak- Dhak-Queen

Hips : The Quintessential Bollywood Pelvic Thrust

    What is the history of the perlvic thrust? Sex. A natural movement made during coitus was co-opted by performers, rockers, musicians and Indian Film choreographers to titilate and shock audiences.   Made iconic in the West by the likes of Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, the pelvic thrust  dance-move carries with it a wealth of sexual innuendo. Then, is it any wonder that … Continue reading Hips : The Quintessential Bollywood Pelvic Thrust