Sharira – Chandralekha’s Explorations in Dance by Ein Lall

The Film draws on three major works – Shree, Raga and Sharira – produced by choreographer Chandralekha that depict her unwavering faith in her mission to set free the body, allowing movement to flow freely and seamlessly.

Hague, The Netherlands
Delhi, India

Ein Lall is a video artist and documentary filmmaker who works from New Delhi and Colombo. Her documentary work, spanning over three decades, has focused on the arts and activist issues. Her films on celebrated contemporary Indian dancers and artists Leela Samson, Chandralekha, Arpita Singh and Nalini Malani have been telecast on Doordarshan and at festivals internationally. Ein has created multi-channel video installations for theatre productions at the National School of Drama, Delhi; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Arts Network Asia, Kuala Lumpur and Japan Foundation, Tokyo, among others.

  • Cinematographers: Devlin Bose, Satish Pandey
  • Sound Recordists: Uma Shankar, Ilango, Asheesh Pandya
  • Editor: Shikha Sen
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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