6th August, 2023
Bharatha Natya Arangetram by Kum. Srinilaya Krishnan at The Mysore Association Auditorium, Mumbai.

26th July, 2023
Bharatha Natya Arangetram by Kum. Antara Rakshit and Kum. Zara Thadani at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Mumbai.

2nd July, 2023:
Bharatha Natya Arangetram by Kum. Anainah Adajania at Tata Theatre, National Centre of Performing Arts, Mumbai. Some pictures from the arangetram

4th June, 2023: Raj Bhavan, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais felicitated the Padma Awardees from Maharashtra at a public reception held at Raj Bhavan Mumbai on Sunday (4th June).

22nd March, 2023 :
Honourable President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu presents the Padma Shri Award to Natya Acharya Guru Kalyanasundaram.

January 25th 2023, Wednesday :
K Kalyanasundaram Pillai has been awarded Padma Shri 2023 for his contributions to the field of Art.

This is a dance form which cannot be adequately danced by anyone without reverence for technique and for spiritual life. It is an art that lifts one from temporal to eternal values. Dance has special mention in two important...

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Bharatha Natyam is a composite art, whose message is not merely to the senses, but to the soul of the dancer and of the perceiver. Due to this, one could comprehend that Bharatha Natyam is an art that conveys...

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Sri Rajarajeswari Bharatha Natya Kala Mandir, Mumbai, enters into its 78th year. These golden years depict the undaunted and dedicated service of the Guru Parampara to the ancient classical Indian art form of Bharatha Natyam, universally acclaimed to be an epitome of Indian cultural ethos, and unfolds a significant phase of the saga of seven successive generations, which deserves to be etched in letters of gold.

It was the year 1945. When the alien rule was in its dying embers,our country at the threshold of Independence and Bombay, the dynamic centre of Indian resurgence, was pulsating with pride everything that was nationalistic, be it social, political, economic or cultural.

In such atmosphere was founded the Kala Mandir in Bombay by Guru Sri A. T Govindraj Pillai, assisted and enthused by his wife Smt. Karunambal.

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