Guru Pali Chandra is one of the most celebrated Kathak dancers on the planet. An internationally acclaimed performer, choreographer, and educationalist, she currently serves as the artistic director of Gurukul Studios.
Margi Vijayakumar is a Kathakali performer par excellence, whose renditions of mythological characters are renowned globally. His portrayals of feminine roles, in particular, have earned him a special place in the hearts of art lovers.
Sujata Mohapatra, a blessed disciple of the great Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, is a distinguished practitioner of Odissi. Apart from being an excellent performer; Ms. Sujata Mohapatra is also actively involved in teaching Odissi
Padma Shri Kalamandalam Gopi is a national treasure, adored globally as the face of Kathakali. His pacha performances are highly appreciated. Some of his most popular depictions include those of Bhima (Kalyanasougandhigam), Nala (Nala Charitam ), Arjuna( Kalakeyavadham, Subhadraharanam), Bahuka, Rukmangada (Rugmangada Charitam) and Dharmaputra.
Sreelakshmy Govardhanan is a Kuchipudi dancer who have gone in search of roots of Kuchipudi and has been fortunate to learn it from the most authentic artist belonging to the Kuchipudi yakshagana, Sri Pasumarthy Rattaiha Sarma. She also trained under distinguished Gurus such as Vyjayanti Kashi and Srimati Manju Barggavee.
Rama Vaidyanathan is among the foremost exponents of Bharatanatyam in the world today. Her works transcend prevalent human thought and explore the nuances of the Universe and the mortals who temporarily abide in it.
Smitha Rajan is a renowned Mohiniyattam artiste and granddaughter of the legendary Indian classical dancer couple, Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma and Padma Shri Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair.
Dr. Neena Prasad is a Mohiniyattam Dancer with a multitude of talents. Proficient in Mohiniyattam, Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, and Kathakali, she she came under the tutelage of Kalamandalam Satyabhama (junior) at a young age, and she sought to learn other disciplines of dance.
Dr. Rajashree Warrier is a prominent Bharatanatyam dancer and classical musician. Her concerts draw huge crowds globally, both for her Bharatanatyam compositions, and her classical Carnatic vocals.
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