Sampad - Latest Posts for Latest stories Welcome to sampad’s latest stories and news. Here you will find a wide range of up to date information for your interest. Please feel free to comment on any articles you see! en-gb Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:00:22 +0100 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:00:22 +0100 Kuchipudi dance classes in Birmingham and Leicester. Leading Kuchipudi exponent Chitra Suresh is now offering dance classes in Birmingham and Leicester. Chitra (M.A, M.Phil Dance) is a passionate dancer, performer and choreographer from Doordarshan, India who has performed in many prestigious performances in India, UAE, Europe and the UK. Kuchipudi is often referred as the most visually attractive and striking Indian classical dance form comprising of a unique blend of control and abandon, strength and delicacy, vigorous foot steps and rounde... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 Lakshmi Holmstrom MBE Sampad was saddened to hear of the passing of our long-time friend and collaborator Lakshmi Holmström MBE. Lakshmi was an Indian-born British writer and literary critic, and one of the greatest translators of Tamil fiction into English. She was the founder-trustee of SALIDAA (South Asian Diaspora Literature and Arts Archive) – an important online resource that provides a window on the development of South Asian arts and literature in the UK. The free digital archive contains collections o... Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100