Mohiniattam dancers on one side.
Bharatanatyam dancers on the other.
This was not a jugalbandhi. This was a warm up rehearsal by two groups who will perform later in the evening on Day 3.
Gopika Varma assembled her sishyas, some 14 of them who had come from all sides for her session at the wedding hall where food is served morning, noon and night.
On the other, dancers of the Shivapriya School of Bangalore assembled to have their practice. ( seen in the photo).
The legacy and donation of the Chettiar family/trust which owns this place is indeed a boon for the Natyanjali.