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Classical Dance: Rekha Raju

City: Bangalore
Location: AFB Auditorium
Date: Sun, 2012/11/04 (All day)

Rekha Raju began dancing at an early age of 4 under renowned Gurus- Kalamandalam Usha Datar, Sri Raju Datar and Smt. Gopika Varma. She completed her Masters Degree in Bharathnatyam with a distinction and is a rank holder of the Vidwath [proficiency] certificate. She also holds an MBA Degree.

She did her Arangetram in 2003 and received praises from great critics. She has given performances at the Yuva Sourabha, organized by the Kannada Culture Department, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Institute of World Culture, Delhi International Festival, Poona dance Festival, Kajuraho Dance Festival, Konark Dance Festival among many other prestigious festivals. Rekha is an auditioned artist at the Bangalore Doordarshan and an empanelled artiste for the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

She participated at the Tanjore Dance Festival where 1000 dancers performed entering into the Limca Book of Records. She has been honoured by the Bangalore Tamil Sangam as the Best Young Dancer to promote Indian Art. She has been given the title ‘Swarna Mukhi’ by the Kalahalli Temple Trust. At present under the able guidance of Guru. Smt. Sheela Sreedhar is doing her research under the aspect of Abhinaya in comparison with Bharathnatyam and Mohinittam.

rekha_natya@yahoo.com

Contact: 99016 92652