Bharatanatyam Dancer Parimal Phadke releases his first EBook: March 2016:
Classical dance forms are adopting new media with every evolution of information technology. Be it social networking, video channels through dedicated sites, websites and now we have a new EBook that's certainly another exciting step to reach the students, and enthusiasts. Congratulations to Sri Parimal Phadke
Parimal Phadke is a Bharatanatyam dancer , choreographer, researcher , on some levels a composer and singer too . But Parimal dons a new avatar , wherein he has penned his first ebook on a certain concept of Bhartanatyam titled “ The Concept and the Core of Alaripu “ , a composition called Alaripu which is performed at the beginning of the traditional Bharatanatyam concert. Parimal has written this book which improvises Alaripu in 30 talam-s. Parimal says” It was an interesting journey to write this book . I started to write merely to investigate certain areas which were not answered. So I was expecting a research paper , but surprisingly the material generated was so interesting that I arrived at creating an ebook.”
Why an Ebook ?
Parimal – “ I think the present generation spends maximum time on their phones or Ipad-s. An ebook assures the facility of reading your anywhere without taking the book ( physically). So I thought why not be futuristic about the access. Besides an ebook also assures no Piracy , which is very much possible with hardcovers. Also most of the hardcover editions fade into oblivion as very few editions are reprinted when it comes to books on dance".
Parimal released it last week , and he is very happy with the response. He says “ In a week the sales have been in U.S. , France and India. The subject is very specialized in nature , but since this is the ONLY ONE on this topic on the internet, it has generated a lot of interest".
Parimal is an Assistant Professor at the Lalit Kala Kendra , Savitribai Phule Pune University . He gives a lot of credit to the HOD Dr.SHubhangi Bahulikar for facilitating several research projects for dance which have been instrumental in sharpening Parimal’s analytical skills and confirming his conclusions .
Parimal says , “ This book has been written differently , with a DIY ( Do it Yourself ) perspective . I take the reader through my journey of improvisations , which makes the reader aware of my analysis . I feel performing arts research has developed amazingly in the West and I hope that this books adds fuel to the fire of research in performing arts. It is then that we will not just produce dancers and teachers, we will create thinking dancers and teachers. “ Parimal signs off on this positive note .
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