Sing Along Dance Across by Prasanna Ramaswamy

Chitravelu, who hails from a tradition of shadow puppeteers is now a cross dressing dancer with another performing tradition, Kaniyan Kuthu. Through the stories of those engaged in both art forms, the Film brings to life their struggles for survival and their deep conviction, as they hold on to their diminishing traditions.

Prasanna Ramaswamy has six feature length documentaries - Desired Melody, Dancing Life, Malavika Sarukkai and Lights on Adoor Gopalakrishnan, among others, to her credit. The Films have been screened in different international film festivals. She is also a theatre director with several productions in different languages, honoured with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.

  • Cinematography: R V Ramani
  • Location Sound: R Elangovan
  • Editing: Kesavan Chari
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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