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Kalamandalam Radhika

Kalamandalam Radhika took to dancing at the tender age of three, under the expert tutelage of Guru Rajan. In her quest to learn the different aspects of dance she learnt mridhangam vaitharis from Guru Ponniah pillai to attain mastery over the techniques of rhythm. She then learnt Kathakali from Muttar Sri. Narayana Panicker to hone her skills and talent.

She later specialised in Mohiniattam having studied under the all time Great Gurus like Late ChinnammuAmma and Kalamandalam Sathyabhama . She was also under the tutelage of Late Kalamandalam Kalyani Kutty Amma for a short period. Her training under Kalamandalam Padmanabha Ashan in kathakali polished her Abhinayam to a great extent.

She has to her credit more than 2000 performances and workshops in India and abroad. Radhika’s speciality is the ability to interact with the audience and take them along with her on an emotive trip.

Radhika has performed both at the National and International Levels.She has performed for diginitaries like the SAARC delegates, WHO delegates, Soviet Representatives, Diplomats and others.