Profile of Artist:

She was born in a small village called Anuppanadi near Madurai in Tamilnadu. Being a third gender, she has come miles breaking the stereotypes and barriers of a conservative and orthodox society with purely her talent and meritorious performance, confidence, hard work and persistence. Dr. Narthaki Nataraj, is a disciple of Natya KalanidhiTanjore K.P.Kittappa Pillai, descendant of the legendary Tanjorequartets, considered fathers of the Bharathanatyam art form. She learnt and practiced under him in Gurukul (Full time residential) for 15 years and specialized in the Thanjavur style Nayaki Bhava tradition.

Dr. Narthaki believes in maintaining and propagating the pristine purity of the Nayaki Bhava tradition. In that process, she has been able to elevate audiences to a higher plane. Many audiences have been moved to tears and some have reported divine experiences during her shows. She has performed at all leading festivals in India, U.K ,U.S.A, Canada, Japan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and many European countries. She trains many Indian and foreign students on the traditional repertoire as handed down to her by her guru.

Contact Detail:
Name: Dr. Narthaki Nataraj
Address: Velliamabalam Trust - School of Dance 27A VSV Koil Street, Mylapore Chennai 600004, TN, India
Phone No: 9444844420
Whats app No: 9444844420
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