Bharatanatyam Dancer Professionals
Ashwini Kaarthikeyan
Ashwini Kaarthikeyan, also known as Ashwini Pawar, is an Indian Classical Dancer, Poet and Painter. She began to learn Bharatanatyam at the age of 9, in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her journey through the arts, took her to
Zakir Hussain
Zakir Hussain, a well known research scholar and dancer hails from a traditional Muslim family in South India. After graduating in fibre technology Thyagaraja campus in his home town of Salem, he chose to persue his
Sheela Unnikrishnan
As a disciple • Had training in the Melattur Style of Bharathanatyam under the Natyacharya Late. Sri M. Sundaram of Perambur, the direct disciple of famous exponent Mangudi R. Dorairaja Iyer.
• Had also undergone intensive training
Anitha Guha
Acharya Choodamani Smt. Anitha Guha, one of the most popular Bharathanatyam teachers of Chennai is a disciple of Guru. Govindarajan Pillai of Bangalore. She had her initial exposure in this great art form from her mother
Ashwini Viswanathan
Bharata Natyam is witnessing resurgence attracting the youth in a big way. Hailing from the connoisseur’s land of Kallidaikurichi, music and dance are natural to Ashwini. Dancing is her life and soul, her chosen profession. She
Radha Anjali
Radha Anjali born in Vienna, Austria, started her dance training at the age of nine. She studied classical Indian dance, classical ballet and modern dance at the "Konservatorium der Stadt Wien" Finally concentrated all her efforts
Radhika Shurajit
Smt.Radhika Shurajit, eldest of the Trio sisters, is one of first and Senior most Disciple of Padmabhushan THE DHANANJAYANS. She has also learnt Abhinaya from Padmabhushan Smt.Kalanidhi Narayanan. She is an Established Performer, Teacher, Choreographer, Media Visualiser and
Krithika Shurajit
Krithika Shurajit is a Dancer, Choreographer, Singer & Celebrity Television Host. Academics: Krithika finished her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Madras (May 2011). Currently doing Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology at
Narthaki Nataraj
Narthaki Nataraj
Dancing on a path to fame A distinctive approach that carries forward tradition without diluting its intrinsic values has won great acclaim for Bharatanatyam artist Narthaki Nataraj in not just the Indian but the global
Bala Devi Chandrashekar
Bala is a senior disciple of renowned dancer Dr. Padma Subrahmanayam. Bala Devi Chandrashekar, is a Professor of practice in Asian performing arts. Her approach is interdisciplinary, involving lecturing and research.
Bala Devi Chandrashekar is the Artistic
Sulakshana Jayaram
Sulakshana Jayaram is regarded as amongst the foremost young exponents of Bharatanatyam. She is acclaimed for her compelling dynamism in technique, charismatic stage presence and an emotive throb that marks her dance. Impeccable precision in footwork
Bhartha Natyam comes from the words Bhava(expression), Raga(music) and Natya(classic Indian Theatre). Kumari Shruthipriya was initiated into the art of Bharatha Natyam at the age of 4 under the tutelage of Guru Sri. Suriya Narayana Moorthy.
Sunanda Narayanan
Sunanda Narayanan is an acclaimed exponent of the Vazhuvoor tradition of Bharata Natyam. She had her training under Guru Rhadha, one of the foremost Bharatanatyam teachers and choreographers of today. For over two decades now, Sunanda
Anuka King
Anuka has been training with guru Shobana Bhalchandra and Guru Bragha Bessell (for abhinaya).  At present 16 years of age, Anuka has been learning Bharathanatyam since she was 5 years old. She has trained in the
Rama Vaidyanathan
Rama Vaidyanathan is one of the top most stars of Bharatanatyam and is a well known exponent of the dance form all over the world. She has been fortunate to have trained intensively under the legendry
Vidhya Subramanian
Vidhya Subramanian bharatanatyam dancer Known for elegance in movement and eloquence in expression, Vidhya Subramanian has given as much as she has received from her background in the traditional Vazhuvoor style After dazzling audiences the world over
Nandini Ramani
Nandini Ramani is the daughter of the illustrious Sanskrit scholar, Padma Bhushan Dr V Raghavan, and has been groomed from the age of five by the legendary  T Balasaraswati, and her close associate, Nattuvanar, K Ganesan,
Michiko Kanazawa
Michiko's home town is Kyoto-shi, kyoto, Japan. Michiko grew up in a traditional Japanese family that has been carrying out sweet shop business for more than 300years.
In her childhood, she learned flower arrangement and tea ceremony. Her
Lakshmi Ramaswamy
Smt. Lakshmi Ramaswamy has carved a niche for herself in the genre of Bharatanatyam as a performer, teacher, choreographer and researcher. A senior disciple of Smt Chitra Visweswaran, Lakshmi has also trained Karanas under Dr Padma
Priyadarsini Govind
Priyadarsini Govind is one of the foremost Bharatanatyam dancers among the current generation. Trained by two stalwarts, Kalaimamani S.K. Rajarathnam Pillai and Padma Bhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Naryanan, Priyadarsini has imbibed this art form from the best.
Gayatri & Balagurunathan
Gayatri & Balagurunathan are one of the most prominent dancing duos in the field of Bharatanatyam. The duos have one goal in mind to spread the varied culture and glorious heritage of Indian classical dance. Together,
Shrutilaya & Abhinaya
Shrutilaya & Abhinaya are senior disciples of Smt. Roja Kannan who is a renowned Bharathanatyam exponent and belong to the Kalakshetra style or bhaani of dancing. They completed their Arangetram 5 years ago and have been giving
Sushama Ranganathan
Sushama Ranganathan has been trained in the firm Bharatanatyam discipline of the Legendary Smt. T. Balasaraswati, by Nattuvanar Sri. K. Ganesan (son of Sri. Kandappa Pillai, the mentor of Smt. T. Balasaraswati) and her mother Smt.
Shobitha Balakrishnan
Shobitha answered her calling to Bharatanatyam at a tender age of five when she came under the tutelage of the renowned Guru Nritya Choodamani Smt. Krishnaveni Lakshmanan. Having moulded as a dedicated and discipled dancer by
Vanishree Ravishankar
Smt. Vanishree Ravishankar is the daughter of Sri. M. K. Ramesh, educationist and Smt. M. Jayalakshmi Ramesh, sangeetha vidushi, and the granddaughter of late Sri. Muliya Thimmappaiah, the famous Kannada literary giant. Having started learning Bharathanatyam at
Urmila Sathyanarayanan
Born: Jan , 08 1966
Urmila Sathyanarayanan is perhaps the brightest among the new generation of Bharatanatyam dancers. She is among the most inspired and dedicated Bharatanatyam exponents of her times with dancing experience of over three decades. Urmila has received
Priya Murle
Priya Murle, a senior disciple of Padmashri Prof. Sudharani Raghupathy, has been with Shree Bharatalaya, a Premier Institution of Fine Arts in Chennai, for over 4 decades.
Intense training and commitment to the art form have
Padma Subrahmanyam
Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is acclaimed as a rare combination of a dancer, research scholar, choreographer, singer, music composer, teacher, author and indologist. Her father Director K. Subrahmanyam - who was an internationally reputed film pioneer, freedom
Anita Ratnam
Born: May , 21 1954
Dr.Anitha Ratnam had her initial dance training under Bharatanatyam guru, Adyar K. Lakshman and later went to Rukmini Devi Arundale's 'Kalakshetra' for advanced training and earned a Post Graduate diploma in Dance. She trained in Bharatanatyam
Chitra Visweswaran
Chitra Visweswaran’s first Guru, at the age of three, was actually her mother, Smt. Rukmini Padmanabhan, who was an excellent dancer trained in the Uday Shankar School of dance and Bharatanatyam. Her formal training in dance
Sudharani Raghupathy
A graduate in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Mysore, her accomplished gurus in the field of Bharatanatyam include KP Kittappa Pillai, US Krishna Rao and Mylapore Gowri Ammal. Her training in Carnatic music was
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