Rajadarshini Saravanan

Rajadarshini is the first one to learn Bharathanatyam in her family. With the blessings of her Teacher, Dr. Smt. Sheela Unnikrishnan and all her well-wishers, she has reached this height in this divine art form. She has been pursuing Bharathanatyam from the tender age of 3 under the tutelage of her Guru. During her training she has learned to work hard and has gained confidence with the qualities of passion and time management. 

                                            

She has participated in many prestigious dance festivals in India and abroad along with her Guru regularly. Rajadarshini presented her Arangetram in June 2013. She has learnt Carnatic vocal music for the past 8 years and also has versatile interests in rhythm, sports, painting and cooking. 

 

Rajadarshini is a Gold Medalist in Architecture from SRM University, Chennai. Being a B grade artiste of Doordarshan, she has been actively taking part in all of Sridevi Nrithyalaya’s dance dramas and thematic presentations. Rajadarshini is a faculty member in Sridevi Nrithyalaya since 2013. She has also completed her 8th Grade in Bharathanatyam from Annamalai University, Chennai and is currently pursuing her Master's in Bharathanatyam, Kalai Kaviri College, affiliated to Tamil University, Tanjavur. 

 

Rajadarshini is an active performer in Sridevi Nrithyalaya's troupe and has been performing in all dance productions of the institution namely Krishnamanjari, Parvathi Parinayam, Janani Jagath Karani, Sivamayam, Sri Krishna Vaibhavam, Param, Brahmasmi,Vande Mataram, etc.

 

Notable Achievements: 

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  • I Prize - National level dance competition, Navya nataka samiti, Hyderabad. 

  • II prize - Papanasam Sivam Dance competition, Chennai 

  • II prize - Global level Bharatanatyam competition, Akhil bharatiya sanskrutik sangh, Pune (2009)

  • III prize - Global level Folk classical competition, Akhil bharatiya sanskrutik sangh, Pune (2009)

  • "NRITHYA VICHITHRA", Sridevi Nrithyalaya (2013)

  • II prize - National level Margam Competition, Bhilai (2019)

  • I Prize - AIDA'S International Classical Dance Competition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2020) 

  • "Award of Excellence" for outstanding performance in AIDA'S International Classical Dance Competition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2020) 

Notable Solo Performances: 

 

  • Sri Parthasarathy swami Sabha - 2008 

  • Mylapore Fine arts Club - 2009 

  • Karthik Fine arts - 2010 

  • Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha - 2011 

  • Prathamanjali Festival, Vani Mahal - 2012 

  • Sri Parthasarathy swami Sabha, Bharat Nritya Utsav - 2014

  • Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha - 2016 

  • Nadhadwani Dance festival - 2017 

  • The Indian Fine Arts Society – 2019

  • Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha – 2020

Notable Group Performances (in India):

  • Kala Ghoda arts festival, Mumbai 

  • Vizhakhi National Dance festival, Vizag

  • International Muscat dance festival, Muscat

  • Indian embassy of Muscat, Muscat

  • Kalai Vizha - Semmozhi Manadu, Tamil Nadu

  • Taj Mahotsav, Agra

  • The Music Academy, Chennai

  • Chidambaram Natyanjali, Chidambaram

  • Mamallapuram Dance festival, Mamallapuram 

  • Tamizh Sangam Festival - Pollachi and Kovai 

 

Notable Group Performances (Abroad):

  • International Dance Festival (Muscat)

  • Indian Embassy (Muscat)

  • Shivanjali at Kathiresan Hall, Colombo (Sri Lanka)

 

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