I speak to my soul, when i dance" - says Krithiga Ravichandran

Krithiga Ravichandran is a young upcoming Bharathnatyam artiste from Pondicherry. She started her initial training in dance from Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Pondicherry. She has been receiving her advanced training in Bharathnataym under Guru Smt. Jayashree Narayanan. Being a multifaceted personality, she has received her Masters in both Computer Science and Dance.

She is not only a dancer, but extended her academics to next level and doing research in Computer Science. She is an anchor in DD Podhigai for the programme "Pudhuvai Kalanjiyam". She has extensively travelled India and abroad and staged many dance shows. She has been teaching this beautiful art form through a dance school for the past five years.


    National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi - 2002.
    Performance at Pune, Maharashrashtra, organized by CCRT & Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh - 2007.
    Performed at "Tirupathi" for Bhahma Urchavam - 2007.
    National Youth Festival, Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa - 2010.
    Dantan Grameen Mela, Dantan, West Bengal - 2010.
    Tanjore Big Temple's Millennium Celebrations - 2010.
    Thirunallar, Thiruvarur, Thiruvaiyar Natayanjali - 2010.
    Lok Rang Festival, Jaipur, Rajasthan - 2011.
    National Youth Festival, Udaipur, Rajasthan - 2011.
    National Youth Festival, Mangalore, Karnataka - 2012.
    Conducted workshop at TVS Shool, Hosur and Thiruvannamalai.
    Performance at JSS Auditorium, Bangalore for World Dance Day Celebration - 2013 by Sai Arts International.
    International Theatre Festival, organized by South Zone Cultural Centre in association with Puducherry Art & Culture Department and Drama Department of Pondicherry University - 2013.
    Nandikar International Theatre Festival, Kolkatta - 2013


    "STATE BEST CHILD AWARD" from the Government of Puducherry in the year 2004.
    Recipient of scholarship from Central Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), New Delhi during the period 2004 - 2007.
    Title "KALAI ILA NANMANI" from Sri Kokilambigai Thirukameshwarar Thirukoil, Villianur, Puducherry in the year during the year 2005.
    2nd prize in the National Youth Festival – 2011 for Bharathnatyam Competition held at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
    Recipient of young artist scholarship from Central Ministry of Culture, New Delhi
    2nd Prize in the Bharathnatyam competition organized by Navya Nataka Samiti in association with YMCA, Hyderabad.
    Cultural Exchange Programme at China for the Indian Youth Delegation in the year 2011, organized by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
    Title "NRITYA JYOTI" from Naveen Kalakar, Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa in the year 2013.
    6th - Indo Vietnam Friendship Festival at Vietnam in the year 2013.
    Judge for the State Level Bharathnatyam Competition "Varnolsavam", Trivandrum, organized by the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare in the year 2013.
    Title 'ILAGNAR KALAI SIGARAM' by 'Kuzhanthaigal Kalai Ilakkiya Valarchi Kazhagam', Pondicherry in the year 2013.