SHRI GURUBHYO NAMAHA
Natya Kala Choodamani Smt. Sasmitta Arora is the Founder Directress of SHANKKARAM Academy of Arts (India & USA). Reg. No. : TN-03-0006230
SHANKKARAM was founded on 14th April,2015 at Coimbatore.
SHANKKARAM’s Head-quarters -
•Kotagiri (The Nilgiris)
•USA and Canada
SHANKKARAM conducts Online and Offline classes in Bharathanatyam and Allied Arts.
Currently over 400 pupils AROUND THE GLOBE are benefitted through SHANKKARAM’s training programmes.
•High Standard & authenticity.
•Learning allied subjects.
•Regular practice modules, group practice sessions, periodic assessments & rewards.
•Diploma / UG / PG programmes & training.
•Association with eminent artists.
•Frequent on-stage experience.
•Very own thematic presentations.
•Customised – well suited practice place.
•More than friendly & a constructive environment.
•Non – judgemental and inclusive atmosphere.
•Family of friends – cordial relationship.
•Synonymous to exuberance.
•Joyous journey of learning.
•Respect & equality to every pupil irrespective of their background.
•Creative teaching tools.
•Space for one’s idea.
•Adherence to culture.
•Modernity in thought & expression of ideas.
Students of SHANKKARAM have been fortunate to take part in most of the Temples prestigious Celebrations, Functions, Performances in Sabhas, Tamizh Sangams, Natyanjalis, International Conferences, Reality shows, TV shows, Online Performances etc, conducted all over India and Abroad.
Students of SHANKKARAM (India & Overseas) have won prizes & laurels at District, State and National level competitions conducted by Government of Tamilnadu, Private organizations and TV Channels.
Guru Smt Sasmitta Arora is a Dancer, Vocalist, Choreographer and Trainer. She is a senior disciple of veteran Bharathanatyam Guru late Swamimalai S K Rajarathinam Pillai and learnt Carnatic Music from senior exponent Guru late Kalakkad S Mahadevan. She is an accomplished Bharathanatyam dancer and Carnatic vocalist and has performed with artists of great repute in India and abroad. All the experiences due to association with Gurus like Padmashri Smt Chitra Visweshwaran, Padma Bhushan Vempatti Chinnasathyam, Acharya Choodamani Smt Anita Guha has added to her ability to produce interesting Dance Ballets and musicals and provide vocal support for all the productions.
Honours & Titles – (Guru Smt. Sasmitta Arora)
' Natya Kala Choodamani
' Tamizh Isai Nadana Thendral
' ICON OF THE YEAR - Women's Excellence Award (International Women's Day 2020)
' Pudhumai Penn (Tamizh America TV Channel -Women's Day 2021)
' Honour from the Collector of Nilgiris – Republic Day 2021, Republic Day Thematic Performance on the historical day.
' Interview and Performance in Beats Radio (USA, Canada)
' Interview and Performance in Tamizh America Channel – USA.
' Interview and Performance – Radio City Coimbatore.
' Interview and Performance – Rainbow FM Coimbatore (All India Radio)
' 2 World Records by Overseas students organised by 'Kaviyulaga Poonjolai' and 'Tamizh America Channel'.
' Exclusive Interviews and Articles in Newspapers & Magazines. Honours and Titles – (Pupils of Shankkaram)
' Arungkalai Vithagi
' Kalai Ilamani – Government of TN
' Natya Mamani
' Natya Yuvamani
' Natya Mayuri
' Yathna Prathiba
' Tamizh Isai Gnani
' Nrithya Vinodhini Rare & One of its kind Opportunity – SHANKKARAM had the privilege of having
' Documentry Film centered on Shankkaram very First of its kind.
' Short film based on Shankkaram's Documentry
(First of its kind)
' Commercial Ad Films. (First of its kind)
Our prostrations to Almighty and our humble pranams to all the Acharyas, Gurus, Well-wishers and Elders who's been a part and parcel of our divine journey. Phone Number- 9283138238, 9283106660
SHRI GURUBHYO NAMAHA
Meet our Creative Director
SHANKKARAM's ARTIST Profile.
Ar. Shivali Arora Balaji
Architect, Exponent in Bharathanatyam, Classical Musician (Vocalist), Light Musician (Vocalist), Trainer (Bharathanatyam & Vocal Music), Actor
Numerous Titles, Awards and Acculades from State Government of Tamil Nadu and other Prestigious Organizations