Awards and Accolades


2015
Yuva Kala Bharathi Award - All-rounder In Bharathanatyam, Vocal & Nattuvangam

2013
Guru Samyuktha Panigrahi Award from Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai

2013
Trinity Arts Organization Award, Chennai

2013
Best Performance Award from Parathasarathy Swamy Sabha, Chennai

2012
Americorps Education Award

2009
Bigel Fellowship for Research, from Rutgers University Anthropology Department

2009
Research Travel Grant to Chennai, India, from Rutgers University South Asian Studies Department

2008
Aresty Research Grant, from Rutgers University Aresty Research Center

2007
Featured in the 2007 Oscar-Nominated Documentary, “Rehearsing a Dream”.

2006
YoungARTS Scholarship from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts in the United States

2006
Governor’s Award for Arts Education in Speech and Debate, from New Jersey Government

2004
M.S. Subbhalakshmi Award for Music, from CMANA New Jersey

2000
“Bharata Yuva Bhushana” from Shree Bharatalaya