"Seeking to master all the nuances in the Kuchipudi art form and grow as a dancer, in the process sharing my knowledge and playing a role in the propagation of Indian classical dance"
New Delhi - India
Guru Smt Seetha Nagajothy and Guru Sri P. Nagajothy
*Accomplishments & Awards
National and zonal scholarship recipient from Ministry of Culture, Gove. of India.
Guinness Book of World Record recipient twice.
"Natya Yuva Mani" award from Delhi Tamil Sangam.
"Nritya Paripoorn" title given by APKA, Delhi.
"National Nrtya Mani" Award from Cuttack dance festival.
"Nrtya Bhramari" Award from Sathyanjali Festival, Kerala.
Perfromed in several Indian dance festivals including Khajuraho Dance festival.
Performed and conducted workshops in several European and Southeast Asian countries. CCRT scholarship Bharatanatyam, Nrithya Vilasini and Bharatashree
*Professional Kuchipudi dancer since 2004.
*Learnt dance from parents, Guru Smt. Seetha Nagajothy and Guru Sri P.Nagajothy, for 20 years.
*Assisting Gurus in teaching and performances for the past 10 years.
*CCRT and National Scholarships recipient from Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
*Independently training many students in Kuchipudi currently.
*Certificate of Distinction in Kuchipudi from Potti Sriramulu University, Hyderabad, 2011.
*Worked for 3 years as Adjunct teaching faculty at Sharda University as a lecturer for Traditional and Folk Media in the Department of Mass Communication.
*Currently working as a research scholar on the topic Performance in Vaisnava tradition in Early Medieval South India at Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, New Delhi.
*Curated an exhibition Nepathya on Kuchipudi Artifacts belonging to Andhra Pradesh, at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2015.
*Conducted lecture demonstration at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2015 during Kala Varta.
*Felicitated with the title National Nritya Mani Award during Cuttack Mahotsav, International Music and Dance Festival 2014.
*Conducted lecture demonstration at Hyderabad during Kuchipudi International Convention conducted by Andhra Silicon Valley, 2012.
*Conducted lecture demonstration at Udayana University in collaboration with ICCR at Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia 2012.
*Grade "A" Doordarshan artist for Kuchipudi Dance since 2011.
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Credits- Abhinaya Nagajothy, Kuchipudi,Seetha Nagajothy and Guru Sri P. Nagajothy, (C), Do Not Copy, Copyrights Acknowledged, J16.30.R/1