Kalamandalam Rachitha Ravi

Born on 21 March 1986 in Thrissur, Kerala, Shrimati Kalamandalam Rachitha Ravi holds a doctorate in Mohiniattam dance. She has received training in the dance form from the eminent exponent, Professor Kalamandalam Leelamma. She has also learnt under Kalamandalam Hymavathy, and Kalamandalam Sathyabhama. A recipient of the National Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, she has performed extensively and conducted several workshops and lecture-demonstrations across the country. As an academician, her work has been published in various journals. Presently, she is Course Coordinator in Mohiniattam at Kerala Kalamandalam, Thrissur. Her doctoral thesis was a significant research work titled, The Scientific Foundation of Mohiniattam related to Balaramabharatham - A Detailed Study. Shrimati Kalamandalam Rachitha Ravi is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for her notable talent in the field of Mohiniattam dance.