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Dr. Deepti Omchery Bhalla in Mohiniyattam: Dr. Deepti Omchery Bhalla

Mohiniyattam: Dr. Deepti Omchery Bhalla

2006 NR

Singer and dancer Dr. Deepti Omchery Bhalla provides subtly sensual performances of the classical solo dance of Kerala -- Mohiniyattam -- which celebrates Mohini, an otherworldly enchantress from Hindu mythology. Delicate hand gestures, understated facial expressions and a slow-moving, seductive swaying characterize these dances of love and devotion accompanied by traditional temple music of the region.