News Date: 16th Oct, 09
Dr.Vempati Chinna Satyam is a legendary dancer and a guru of Kuchipudi dance form. He refined his art by learning the graceful movements from Sri Tadepally Perrayya Sastry and later was trained by his elder brother Sri Vempati Pedda Satyam in the beauty of expressions.
As he learnt the nuances of this style of dance, Vempati was avid to see this great heritage permeate all over the world and was successful in popularising this dance form all over the world.
To commemorate his 81st birthday a programme was organized by Nagabarna Arts Foundation organised by Mrs.Jayapriya Vikraman yesterday at 6.30pm in Sivagamai Pethachi Auditorium Chennai..
Dr.Balamurali Krishna Presided the function and Honours Padmavibhushan Briju Maharaj by conferring Nagabharna Award.. The Guest of Honour included Padmasri. Ms.Chitra Visweswaran and lighting of Kuthuvillaku was done by Padmasri.Ms.Shobana, followed by a Kathak performance by Padmasri. Ms.Saswati Sen..
we are sure that the event must have been cherished by all!!