1976, India. 33 min, Documentary, Color
Producer:National Centre for Performing Arts, Bombay and Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Script, commentary and direction: Satyajit Ray
Cinematography: Soumendu Roy
Editing: Dulal Dutta
Sound: S. P. Ramanathan, Sujit Sarkar
Music: Satyajit Ray
The film is portrait of a dancer of Bharata Natyam, Balasaraswati. Balasaraswati affectionately called Bala was one of the greatest exponents of Bharata Natyam.