Shovana by Aparna Sanyal

Padmashri Shovana Narayan brought classical dance into the lives of ordinary people, through over six decades of devotion to her art. She has delighted in going against the grain, and living authentically, with an air of purpose that is at once resolute and gentle. The Film brings to the fore the deeply reflective, generous and sensitive artist that lies behind the vivacious public image.

Delhi, India

Aparna Sanyal is a filmmaker and producer based in Delhi, who has worked extensively
on documentaries and TV shows, for channels like Discovery, History, National Geographic, Times Now, Headlines Today, CNN and the BBC. Recognised by the British Council for Creative Entrepreneurship, she is a National Award Winner and a Charles Wallace Grant recipient. Her films include Tedhi Lakeer - The Crooked Line, Shunyata - when Kathak met Cham, Shovana and The Monks who won the Grammy.

  • Cinematographer: Basit Jamal
  • Sound Recordists: Ramsha Alam, Aparna Sanyal
  • Editor: Pooja Iyengar
  • Music Composer: Manas Baruah
  • Graphic Artist and Animator: Anand Kalpakaserry
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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