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Shakuntala - after she has been rejected by the king, who earlier seduced her and made her pregnant. Now he has denied that he ever knew her, a questionable 'memory loss'.
Kapila Venu, is playing this role from the Kuttiyatam play by Kalidasa. Kuttiyatam is the oldest Sanskrit theatre form, dating back earlier than 2,000 years.
This video recorded by Margaret Fabrizio in 2007 at Natana Kairali in Irinjalakuda, Kerala, India.
Suggest watching full screen

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Comment by BlancheNoE on November 10, 2011 at 10:32pm

Over here we might call that over-acting but in context it's brilliant.

Captivating.

Unfortunately, I can deeply relate. Thanks for sharing that. It should make for some interesting dreams.

So good to see you. I'm working on the quilt every day. I haven't made a vid because too much would be revealed too soon at this point. I think I'll make one for your eyes only in the interim.

Comment by tree on November 10, 2011 at 11:25pm

I'd like that, Amy

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