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Abhinaya Praneetha

Professional Qualification

  1. M.A in Mass Communication from Guru Jambheshwar University.
  2. B-grade Doordarshan artist for Kuchipudi Dance since 2007
  3. National scholarship holder from HRD Govt of India since 2007


  • Learning Kuchipudi dance from parents Guru Seetha Nagajothy and Guru P.Nagajothy for the past 12 years.
  • On-the-job training as journalist in THE HINDU – METRO PLUS newspaper from 9th March 2008 to 9th April 2008.


  1. B-grade Doordarshan artist for Kuchipudi Dance since 2007 and given number of performances in Doordarshan.
  2. National scholarship holder from HRD Govt of India since 2007.
  3. Kuchipudi performance in the “Splendors of India” festival during carnival season at Bilbao, Spain.
  4. Won national level competitions for dance like BITS Pilani, Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh Pune etc.
  5. Teaching Kuchipudi dance for past few years.
  6. Independently training 20 students in Kuchipudi currently.

Stage Experience

  • Given solo performances at ‘Youth Festival’ at Jammu, conducted by Sangeet Natak Akademi & Government of Jammu & Kashmir in November 2005
  • Given professional solo performance at India International Center, conducted by IIC, 2006
  • Given professional solo performance for the foreign delegates at Andhra Pradesh Bhawan, 2006
  • Given short solo performances at Le Meridien for foreign delegates in 2006
  • Had performed with Padmashri Jaya Rama Rao & Vanashree Rao’s troupe during Kuchipudi Dance Festival ‘Pratishithita’ conducted by them in 2005.
  • Had performed in ‘Ananya’ Dance Festival 2005 with Guru Jaya Rama Rao’s troupe.
  • Had performed in the troupe of Padmashree Kanaka Srinivasan during Ocian Film festival, 2005.
  • Performed at Chamba Festival and Jhansi Ayurved Festival, 2006 with Padmashree Guru Jayarama Rao's troupe.
  • Performing regularly at Ayyappa Temple, R.K. Puram during Mandala Pooja Celebrations, in solo & in group with Guru Smt. Seetha Nagajothy for many years.
  • Performed in Delhi Malayali Association; Delhi Tamil Sangam, R.K. Puram; Avvai Tamil Sangam, NOIDA; Andhra Vanita Mandali, New Delhi; Andhra Pradesh Bhawan; etc.
  • Special performance given at Ram Lal Anand College
  • Had participated in a number of classical dance competitions and won many prizes, such as Second Prize in BITS Pilani during ‘Tandav’, 2004; Second Prize at Bharti College, Janakpuri, 2005.
  • Won I and III prizes for duet and solo at National level competitions held by Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh Pune-2007.
  • Solo dance at A.P Bhawan during Ugadi festival 2007 telecasted on various Telugu Channels
  • Solo Performance at Triveni Kala Sangam
  • Acted in numerous plays in Tamil directed by K.Vasudevan.
  • Performed with eminent Kathak danseuse Smt.Sanwari Pawar at habitat Center.
  • Performed for Delhi International Art Festival-08
  • Performed in the “Splendors of India” festival celebrated by Hotel Carlton at Bilbao, SPAIN.
  • Performed in Indian Cultural Centre inauguration at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Contact Details

Flat no.3 Subhram Complex

D-96, Munirka

New Delhi-110067