Kuchipudi dance exponent Shobha Naidu passed on to the great beyond early on Wednesday at a non-public medical institution in Hyderabad. Naidu was once admitted in medical institution with neurological sickness and present process remedy for the previous 4 days, members of the family stated.
Born in 1956 at Anakapalli in Andhra Pradesh, Naidu was once some of the essential Kuchipudi dancers of India and an impressive disciple of the famend grasp Vempati Chinna Satyam. She mastered the methodology of Kuchipudi and started dancing lead roles in dance-dramas at a tender age.
She has carried out together with her guru’s troupe far and wide the rustic and in another country, excelling within the roles of Satyabhama and Padmavati. She could also be a very good solo dancer. She additionally choreographed a number of dance-dramas. She had given degree performances in the USA, UK, Dubai, Turley, Hongkong, Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba.
Condolences were pouring in on social media over her loss of life. Telangana Leader Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao recalled that Naidu was once an impressive exponent of the Kuchipudi dance. The CM conveyed his condolences to participants of the bereaved circle of relatives. A number of celebs from the dance group were expressing their grief over her death.
Dancing Diva and a perfect inspiration to many kuchipudi dancers Shobha Naidu is not more….. Will pass over you Shobha…. Might you presently dance for the opposite international. RIP Om Shanti percent.twitter.com/MGfbw9d3eC— RajaRadhaReddy (@rajaradhareddy) October 14, 2020
Naidu was once awarded the civilian honour of Padma Shri by way of the Govt of India in 2001. In 1991, she was once awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi award and prior to that she was once awarded the identify of ‘Nritya Choodamani’ by way of the Sri Krishna Gana Sabha of Madras. She additionally served because the Most important for the 40 yr previous Kuchipudi Artwork Academy, Hyderabad and skilled greater than 1,500 scholars from India and in another country.