Bharatanatyam

 

Purva a mere 23 created a mood of such enchantment that even veteran critics were blinking back their tears

Renuka Narayanan Indian Express

 

…Purva in the Bhairavi Swarajati portrayed the Devi in all her glory and on some occasions when she stood still, awe struck by the grandeur of the Devi, the audience were transported to the sanctum sanctorum of Kancheepuram…

Subbudu, The Statesman, New Delhi

 

…. To say that Purva stunned the audience with her phenomenal capacity for total concentration of mental and physical energies on the mood of the moment would be an understatement. The Swarajati in Bhairavi dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi became a danced poem in meditation. Seldom has one experienced the effulgence of Bangaru Kamakshi so potently evoked in the dance. Unhurried leisurely tempo with each moment of the dance evocative of ecstatic divine presence was experienced in Purva’s dance, the gallery ceasing to exist for one who has embarked in an inner journey…

Leela Venkatraman, The Hindu, New Delhi

 

 …The stature as young but accomplished dancer showed itself in the opening devotional piece and more emphatically in the Allaripu through the Adavus which had the stamp of perfection…

N K Mudgal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

 

 ...Purva moves between both worlds (contemporary and traditional) with ease that shows she knows where she’s coming from and where she’s headed...

Tan Gim Ean, The Star, Kuala Lumpur