Sudha Chandran Indian Bharatanatyam Dancer
Sudha Chandran is a very beautiful Indian actress in films, television serials and more popularly a talented Bharatanatyam dancer. Sudha Chandran was born 27 September 1965 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. K.Chandran Hails and Thankam Hails are parents of Sudha Chandran. Sudha Chandran lost a leg on a road accident in June 1981 near Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. She mainly works in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada movies. Sudha Chandran started her career with a Telugu film 'Mayuri' in 1984, which was based on her own life.
Childhood And Personal Life Of Sudha Chandran:
When she was 3 years old she started to learn dance. Sudha Chandran performed several events and did hundreds of stage shows. Suddenly Sudha Chandran life took a strange turn with the fateful accident in which Sudha Chandran lost a leg. She started with unabated courage to dance again after a gap of two years with the help of an artificial foot made in Jaipur.
Sudha Chandran received invitations from all over the world for her performances; she performed dance in Canada, Europe and the Middle East also. Sudha Chandran completed her Graduation in B.A, subsequently an M.A Degree from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
Career Life Of Sudha Chandran:
Sudha Chandran started career with the Telugu film Mayuri in 1984. Later the film was dubbed in Malayalam and Tamil and Hindi. Sudha Chandran acted in several TV shows such as K Street Pali Hill, Jhalak Dikhlaja , Kalasam and Arasi. Sudha Chandran now plays the role of Yamini in Naagini2, a television serial. She established Sudha Chandran Academy of Dance in Mumbai. Sudha Chandran married Ravi Dang in 1994. Ravi Dang is the executive director of the dance academy.
Awards Of Sudha Chandran:
- National Film Award – Special Jury Award for Mayuri in 1986
- Star Parivaar award in 2004
- Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress in a negative role for Tumhari Disha in 2005
- Asianet Television awards 2013 Best Character actress for Aardram in 2013
- Vijay Television Award for Best Supporting Actress for Deivam Thandha Veedu in 2014
- Vijay Television Award for Best Mother in Law for Deivam Thandha Veedu in 2015
- Colors Golden Petal Award for Power Packed Performance for Naagini in 2016.
Other Famous Dancers In India:
Mallika Sarabhai is a dancer in Bharatnatyam and also in Kuchipudi. Mallika Sarabhai is a noted film maker, dancer, TV anchor and social activist. She was born on 9 may 1954, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Mrinalini Sarabhai, Vikram Sarabhai are parents of Mallika Sarabhai. Mallika Sarabhai acted in Hindi, Gujarati, Malayalam and international films. Mallika Sarabhai completed MBA from IIM Ahmedabad in 1974.
Awards Of Mallika Sarabhai:
Mallika Sarabhai won the Best Film Actress Award for, ‘Mena Gurjari’, a Gujarati film, by the Government of Gujarat in 1975.
She got the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Creative Dance, in 2000.
The Indian Merchants' Chamber (IMC) named her the Woman of the Year in 2003.
She became the proud recipient of the Theatre Pasta Theatre Award in 2007.
She won the Padma Bhushan award in 2010, the third highest civilian awards of the India.
Yamini Krishnamurthy was born on 1940, Madanapalli, Andhra Pradesh. Yamini Krishnamurthy is a renowned Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer. Yamini Krishnamurthy has the honor of being Asthana Nartaki of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam.
Awards Of Yamini Krishnamurthy:
She won Padma shree award in 1968
She got Padma Bhushan award in 2001
She won Padma Vibhushan award in 2016.
Alarmel Valli is a classical dancer and choreographer. Alarmel valli was born on 14 September 1956, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Alarmel Valli completed her schooling from The Sacred Heart Matriculation School, at Church Park, Chennai and later studied at the Stella Maris College, Chennai. Alarmel valli established Dipasikha foundation and Educational Trust.
Awards Of Alarmel Valli:
The title of “Natyakalabhushanam” from the Indian Fine Arts Society in 1969.
The title of ‘Singar Mani’ from the Sur Singar Sammelan, Bombay in 1973.
She won Padma sri award in 1991
Alarmel valli won Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2002
Rukmini Devi is a Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer. Rukmini Devi was born on 29 February 1904. She died on 24 February 1986. Rukmini Devi established Kalakshetra Foundation, Animal Welfare Board of India. Seshammal, Neelakanta Sastri are the parents of Rukmini Devi.
Awards Of Rukmini Devi:
Rukimini Devi won Padma Bhushan award in 1956
She got Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1957
She won Desikothama award in 1972 from Viswa Bharati University
She won Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1967
She won Padma Bhushan award in 2004.