Awards & Titles

She has been honored with several awards including Central Sangeeth Natak Academy Puraskar, Karnataka State Rajyothsav Award , Kala Shree from KSNA , Zee Astitva, Araya Bhatta, Alva’s Nudisiri Puraskar and Vocational Excellence Awards for her contribution to Kuchipudi.
Gov’t Recognitions
  • Current Member Sangeeth Natak Academi ,New Delhi
  • Ex Chairperson of Karnataka Sangeeta Nritya Academy ,Karnataka
  • Top Ranking Artist of Doordarshan (Broadcasting media)
  • Outstanding Artist of ICCR (Govt. of India)
  • Research fellow of Govt.of India in Kuchipudi
  • Member of Sangeeta Nrithya Academy, Blr
  • Member of Expert Kuchipudi Committee,HRD    New Delhi
  • Member of Program Committee South Zone Cultural Center, Thanjavur
  • Member of the Kuchipudi Textbook Committee, Karnataka
  • Presidential Award Central Sangeeth Natak Academy Puraskar 2009
  • State Rajyothsav Award
  • Zee Astitva Award
  • Arya Bhatta Award
  • Alva’s Nudi Siri Award
  • Kalashree Award – Karnataka Sangeeth Nrithya Academy
  • Vocational Excellence Award – Rotary International
  • Top Ranking Artist of Doordarshan (Broadcasting media)
  • Top Ranking Artist of ICCR (Govt. of India)
  • Research fellow of Govt. of India in Kuchipudi
  • Vocational Excellence Award from   Rotary International
  • Constructed the Shambhavi Dance theatre in  Kengeri Satellite Town, Bangalore
  • SINGARA MANI Title Panel of Kuchipudi Judge, Broadcasting Media
  • Produced and Choreographed A DVD on Kuchipudi billed Magic of Kuchipudi
  • Produced two audiocassette
  • KuchipudiTraditions & Temple Rituals.
  • Dance Therapist Using Dance as a therapy to heal the mentally and physically retarded children.
  • Founded the Shambhavi School of Dance in 1993
  • Organizer of Dancejathre – India’s First ever   International Dance fair at Bangalore. Gejje Nada, Festival of Massage and World Dance Day.
  • Celebrate Dance Series