Kuchipudi Recital

Sreelakshmy Govardhan

Time:05:30 pm

When and Where

Date:08 November 2016
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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Sreelakshmy Govardhan is an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer. Sreelakshmy is the disciple of Pasumarthy Rattaiha Sarma, a maestro in Kuchipudi Yakshagana.

Besides being a dancer, Sreelakshmy is a renowned choreographer and teacher of Kuchipudi. She has received high accolades and several coveted titles and honours such as ‘Kalashree’ Kerala State award for contribution in dance by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademy, Bharatham Yuva Kalakar, Sri Jayadeva Rashtriya Yuva Prathibha Puraskar, Natya Ratna, Singar Mani, and Nalanada Nrutya Nipuna to name a few. She has performed extensively throughout the India and abroad. Her performances at prestigious Indian dance festivals and on international platforms in Germany, Switzerland, UK, Jordan have earned her rave reviews. She also performed in the presence of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, as the lead of the Kuchipudi team at the Make in India program at Hannoer Messe in 2015.

Sreelakshmy has the distinction of being the curator of ‘Rasavikalpam’, the National Dance Festival organized by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy, for three consecutive years. Sreelakshmy is also the founder and artistic director of the Avantika Space for Dance, a centre for learning, performance and research.

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