Born on 28 November 1980 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Shrimati Jyotsna Jagannathan received her initial training in dance from Shrimati Jayanti Subramanian and pursued advanced training under Shri A. Lakshmanaswamy. Presently, she is learning under the able guidance of the eminent guru, Shrimati Malavika Sarukkai. Shrimati Jyotsna Jagannathan has performed in acclaimed dance festivals across the globe. She received the prestigious Sanskriti Fellowship in 2015. In recognition of her talent, the title of Nadanamamani has been conferred upon her by Kartik Fine Arts. Shrimati Jyotsna Jagannathan is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for her notable talent in the field of Bharatanatyam dance.