Padmashri Devayani
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Devayani is an eminent exponent of the Classical Indian Dance Bharata Natyam. This celebrated French artist has performed in the most prestigious Festivals in India and all over UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal, the Scandinavian countries, Estonia, Korea, and Portugal etc. Devayani is empanelled in “The Outstanding Artists” category by The Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. Devayani is a pioneer and a trendsetter.

In 2009 Devayani was conferred by the President of India one of the highest national Civilian Awards, the PADMA SHRI Award. She was selected by the Arts Council of England as the First Asian Dancer Artist - in - Residence to promote Indian Dance & Culture in UK. Devayani is the First Foreign Artist to be given the top billing for her Bharata Natyam performances with the legendary opera singer Luciano PAVAROTTI at the XXIV Algarve International Music Festival in Portugal. She has been invited to perform by The Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, for a Festival of India in Brazil on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of India's Independence. 

Devayani will perform dance compositions of the Traditional Bharata Natyam repertoire and some of her own choreography. Her tour is being supported by Air India.