Nataraja RamaKrishna,Condolence message
We can never forget the Great Personolity who in Telugu Dance,Inventor of Perini Dance,His research and re invented Perini dance form.
Nataraja Ramakrishna (31 March 1923 – 7 June 2011) was a dance guru from Andhra Pradesh, India. He was the chairman of Andhra Pradesh Sangeeta Nataka Academy, a dance artist, guru, scholar, and musicologist who propagated classical dance in Andhra Pradesh for 60 years.
He was the architect of the revival of the Andhra Natyam dance form, a devotional temple dance tradition performed in Andhra Pradesh for over 400 years until virtually extinct.
Over his long career he trained many dancers and wrote and choreographed highly acclaimed dance dramas. As a research scholar sponsored by the Government of India, he worked in the then USSR (Russia) and France to propagate Indian dance art, making a comparative study of Indian and western Classical and folk dances.
He wrote more than 40 books, many of them highly awarded, and his contribution to the art of dance is widely recognized. With his innumerable performances, lecture demonstrations and through his extensive travels he created an awareness not only of Kuchipudi dance, but also revived the lost and forgotten dance forms of Andhra Pradesh