Helpline for dancers: pandemic times

Here is a helpline for dancers, dance students and anybody associated with classical dance. It is a helpline for those who feel down, dispirited and lonely.

Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India (ABHAI) which has its operations out of Alwarpet in Chennai has set up a phone counselling line for the community.

It was arranged by Dr Srinidhi Chidambaram, senior Bharatanatyam dancer and doctor at a city hospital, says dancer-guru Roja Kannan of ABHAI.

The number is 9840238651 (open from10.30 am to 1pm) daily Monday to Friday only.

The service is voluntary and free and open to artistes.