Bharatanatyam Performance Ms Harinie Jeevitha
Date: 29th January 2023, Saturday
Time: 7.30 – 8.30 PM
Location: Varaprada Shri Devagiri Devasthanam, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore
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About the performer:
Harinie Jeevitha is a dedicated artiste who has been learning and practising the art of Bharatanatyam for the past 21 years. With the able guidance and training from her teacher, Dr. Smt. Sheela Unnikrishnan (Director, Sridevi Nrithyalaya), Harinie has come a long way in proving her artistry in this field with grace and vitality.
Harinie is a recipient of the BAL SHREE award (2009), constituted by the Govt. of India as the highest scheme of honour for young achievers in various fields. She is one of the promising soloists of her generation who has been a regular performer in the December Music and Dance Season in Chennai, since 2011. She has had the opportunity to perform for esteemed Sabhas in Chennai such as The Music Academy, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Narada Gana Sabha, to name a few.
Apart from presenting her art in many avenues in Chennai, Harinie has performed all over India as well as in countries abroad. In recognition of her talent, the Sabhas in Chennai have presented her with awards such as ‘Yuva Kala Bharati’, ‘Guru Sarasa Ammal Award’ etc. ‘Nrithya Ratna’, ‘Natya Mayuri’, ‘Laghu Pandit Puraskar’, ‘Pothys Young Women Achievers Award’ are some of the awards presented to her by organisations all over India. She was a recipient of scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India under the ‘Scholarship to Young Artists Scheme’ (2015-16, 2016-17), and is also an ‘A’ grade artiste in Doordarshan.
Harinie is also a budding choreographer, conceiving and creating original works, which have been acclaimed by senior artistes, art connoisseurs and critics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a Masters in Bharatanatyam. She is a faculty member of Sridevi Nrithyalaya, a premier Bharatanatyam institution in Chennai. Harinie Jeevitha is also a passionate poet who has published an anthology of her poems-‘PERSPECTIVES: An Illustrated Anthology’.