Renowned Kuchipudi danseuse Sandhya Raju has come out with a dedication for her mother by doing a dance rendition of Maya Angelou's poem 'Phenomenal Woman'. The dance video, which is barely 3 minutes long, was the other day plugged by AR Rahman.
The dancer, who conceived and directed the song, is elated that the Oscar Award-winning composer himself has shared the song on Twitter.
A source associated with the song says, "Sandhya Raju feels the true power and potential of the ancient form of Kuchipudi is unleashed when it is welcomed as a relevant medium to express modern even futuristic thoughts prose and poetry. breaking barriers of language."
Shot by Vamsi Patchipulusu of 'Evaru' fame, its art direction is by Manisha Satvolu. With music by Anil Srinivas, the dance video also features Manognya, Pallavi, Vishal, Raksha, Manish, Gangadhar, Lakshmi, and Vennela.