Sandeep Bodhanker would like to pay homage to his most beloved Gurus; those who have given him everything. It is with immense gratitude and love that he presents to you:

Vedantam Satyanarayana SarmaPadmasri - Bharata Kala Prapoorna

Dr. Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma

Through his legendary abhinaya, he is the world's most famous male exponent of the characters such as Satyabhama, Usha, Chandalika, Mohini etc,.

Nataraja RamakrishnaPadmasri - Bharata Kala Prapoorna

Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna

The architect of the dance form of Andhra Natyam, dance artist, guru, scholar, and musicologist, Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna is a most highly respected Natyacharya of Andhra Pradesh, who has worked for the propagation of its ancient dance forms for over 60 years.

Vedantam RadheshyamNatyacharya

Sri Vedantam Radhesyam

Stemming from a legendary dance family, Professor Vedantam Radhesyam is an extremely gifted performer and revered guru of Kuchipudi Nrityam.

Mahankali MohanNritya Sutradhara Shiromani

Sri Mahankali Mohan

A name synonymous with Nattuvangam, Natyacharya Mahankali Mohan features in innumerable major Kuchipudi dance productions.

L. Vijaya LakshmiAbhinaya Urvasi

Smt L. Vijaya Lakshmi

Bharatanthyam Guru and former Principal at Sri Tyagaraja Government Music & Dance College Hyderabad.

Vasa Gopinath RaoSangeeta Vidwan

Vasa Gopinath Rao

Professor in music at Telegu University, vocal Guru Vasa Gopinath Rao has a deep rooted connection with the Carnatic musical tradition of Andhra Pradesh.

Deekshit D.S.Abhinaya Adyapak

Deekshit D.S.

This famous stage director is a prominent figure in the Andra Pradesh theatre world. A senior lecturer in drama, his illustrious productions have won numerous government awards.

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi‘Dancing is a very good way of clearing out your pressures because, in the dance, you go into thoughtless awareness and also into the joy. Then the joy is so fulfilling that the joy of the spirit is much more than the joy of any world comforts or also of physical comforts. Its gives you physical comfort, it gives you mental comfort it gives you also the spiritual comfort.’

H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi



Guru speaks about Sandeep

Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna & Sandeep'He is a very sincere, serious and devoted artist. He has studied the classical dance art of Andhra Pradesh under me for the last 15 years. He studied dance very devotedly and got blessings of the divine. I bless him to come up as a great artist in his life time.'

"Padmasri" "Bharata Kala Prapoorna" Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna (D.Litt)