Smt Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala an acclaimed Bharathanatyam dancer for 3 decades, choreographer, teacher, and organizer, hails from a family of conniesseurs of fine arts. 

Parvathi is one of the senior most disciples of eminent guru Kalaimamani Smt.Krishnakumari Narendran and veteran Padmabhushan Kalanidhi Narayanan.  She has an active concert career. 

Parvathi perpetuates the beauty of Pandanallur style, marks   sprightly Nritta, involved Abinaya and a sincerity of purpose. Parvathi’s creation extended from her solo repertoire and productions to outstanding group choreography.

Her thematic presentations reflect her intellectual approach, aesthetic sensibility and quest for the spiritual in art. 

She has enthralled the audience with her solo thematic presentations and panoramic dance ballet on devotional themes, which were well acclaimed by the press and public. 

Proud privilege of performing in Sabhas across India and overseas.
To mention a few.

Music Academy
Bharat Kalachar
Naradha gana Sabha
Indian Fine Arts
Karthik Fine Arts
Brahma Gana Sabha
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Chennai, Bangalore, UK)
Nungambakam Cultural academy
Bharathiyar Festival (various places in India)
Ganayana Samajam (Bangalore)
Mysore Poojyashri Ganapathi Sachidananda Ashram (Mysore)
Tamizh Esai Sangam (Chennai, Madurai, Pollachi, Delhi, Kolkota)
Swarna Samaroh Kalakshetra Foundation
Sruthilaya Kendra
Shanmukha Nanda (Delhi)
NCPA (Bombay)
Doon Festival
Brindavan Shamadosta
World Tamil Conference
International Geetha Foundation (Mysore)
World Poet Conference
Mahabalipuram, Chidambaram Festivals
Patiala Arts Festival
Bhramotsavam (Thirumala Thirupathi Devasthanam)


Recipient of several titles and awards including the prestigious “Kalaimamani”     conferred by the Govt. of TamilNadu

Best “Natyacharya” (best teacher) by the Indian Fine Arts

“Natya Ilavarasi from Shanmuganandha Sabha, New Delhi

“Padma Sadhana” from Padma Sarangapani Trust

Vocational excellence from the Rotary Club.

    • Performed extensively in Singapore, Malaysia, UK, French West Indies 
    • She is an “A” grade artist of Doordarshan
    • Parvathi’s exceptional style of dance has found expression even on television with her choreography for telefilms.
    • Her dance drama Utchi Tilagam, which even today continues to enjoy widespread exposure and admiration of National audience.
    • Special items choreographed for the world reknown Brahmakumaris’ organization.
    • Serves as Joint Secretary of ABHAI
    • Daughter-in-law of legendary singer Late Padmashri Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao.


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