Received Memento and ‘Ponnada’ from famous Dancer Dr Padma Subrahmanyam

Organised meeting and presented a dance programme as part of getting affiliation from University and starting classes

Took part in Music Refresher Course in University Academic Staff College, Karyavattom and received certificate for the same

Performed ekabhinayam of the part of ‘Sathi’ and ‘Sivan’ in ‘Dakshayagam’ Story in Keralanadanam style. Performance was done at Malayali Club Auditorium in Ched Petti in Chennai, as part of 92nd birth anniversary celebration of Dr. Guru Gopinath which was organised by the Guru Gopinath Trust. Received Memento and ‘Ponnada’ from famous Dancer Dr Padma Subrahmanyam


Born in a reputed family of performing artists in Cherthala, Kerala, she took to dancing at the tender age of seven. Her initial lessons in classical dance were taken from Sri.Ambalappuzha Krishnankutty Master, at his dance school attached to the Kanichukulangara Temple. Acquiring a firm grounding in classical dance, she joined the Sri Swathi Thirunal Colege of Music, Thiruvananthapuram, for the Natanabhooshanam Diploma Course in 1967. This paved the way for her exposure to Kerala Natanam, the unique dance form of Kerala. She had the fortune of learning this art from leading exponents such as Sri.Sankarankutty, Sri.Tripunithura Vijayabhanu, Smt.K.Saraswathy Amma and Smt.Subhadramma. She also furthered her Bharata Natyam knowledge from the renowned maestro Sri. Nattuvam Paramasiva Menon. A briliant student, she completed the diploma with first rank.

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