Natya Kalai Selvi
Guru Dr. R.Sowndravalli Giridharan Guru Dr. R.Sowndravalli Giridharan, the Founder of Sri Harsha Natya Kendra, an eminent Dance Master who has trained more than 200 disciples, has secured a significant place in the Raaba Book of World Records for her commendable teaching in the Classical Dance field and has been honoured as “Natya Kala Ratna” and got “Life time achiever" award by Raaba Media. She learned many Keerthanam, Padam and Nattuvangam from Guru Mrs. Meenakshi Megavannan. Her proud parents Mr. M.Ravi Ragavan and Mrs.R.Parimala made her schooling with her younger sister Mrs.R.Mahalakshmi. She learned Bharatanatyam in her childhood days. She was the first to stage at the age of 7 years for PADAM MATHURA NAGARILO composed by K.V.Mahadevan. By her first performance she made everyone around her to know that dance is her passion. She was married to Mr.M.V.Giri in 1997 and proud Mother of G.S.Mukundharajan and G.Harsharanjani. She started Sri Harsha Natya Kendra in 2008 and registered her firm in 2014. She had organized 1200 participants to dance simultaneously for 14 minutes event named “SWAMY RAMANUJA’S 1003 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION”. She has received many awards and rewards, Best Dance Teacher, Sangeetha Natya Kalaseva Acharya in Chidambaram, Kulavadhu Mahila (Women’s Achievement Award). She was the Judge and Chief Guest for many dance programs.