Star Choreographer -Classical Maestro Kalaratna Dr K.V.Satyanarayana
Kuchipudi and Movie Choreographer
Educational qualifications- B.Com
Style of Dance Kuchipudi
Gurus Bharthakalaprpoorna Sri Korada Narashimha Rao
Padmabhushan Dr.Vampati Chinna Satyam
Kulapathi Sri Vadhantham Prahlada Sarma
Institution Started in Eluru 1982 Sri Satya Kuchipudi and janapadha Nritya Academy
Institution Started in USA 1989 Sr Satya Kuchipudi Academy USA 1989
Honored with Prestigious Titles -Decorated with Distinctions
Illuminating the world of classical dance both on the silver screen and across the globe, Sri K.V. Satyanarayana,
has been adorned with titles and priceless decorations for his unparalleled talent and performances
“NATYAKALAVISARADA” by Pravasandra Navya Kala Parished Kharagpur
“KALASWATHI” by Young Men‘s Hindu Association Eluru
“ADHARSHA KALA MURTHY” by Adarsha Kala Niketan Vijayawada
“Natyakala Thapasvi” by North Texas Telugu Association the USA.
“Natya Kala Veepanchi” Dr.Mangalampalli Bala Murali Krishna, Founder of Veepanchi at Chennai.
“Viswasri Natyacharya” by Sri Viswamji Swamiji Viswamandiram Guntur
“Natya Kalaneedhi” by Sri Gowri Sankara Natyalayam Hyderabad
“Honorary Doctorate” from Academy of International Global Peace, Bangalore
A.P.State “Kala Ratna” Hamsa Award in 2009
“Prathibha Puraskaram 2013 ” by Potti Sriramulu Telugu University Hyderabad
“Vesista Sava Puraskaram” by A.P.State Government in 2008
“Certificate of Appreciation” by West Godavari District Administration 2004
“Certificate of Appreciation” at World Telugu Conference 2012 by A.P. State Government
Film Awards: A.P.State “Nandhi Award” for best choreography film Sruthulayalu 1988
Bharthamumi Award for best choreography film Sruthulayalu 1988
Excellence Award by European Telugu Association UK
Excellence Award by London Telugu Association U.K
Excellence Award by Singapore Telugu Association Singapore
Excellence Award by Detroit Telugu Association Detroit the USA
Excellence Award by Sri Balaji Temple Chicago USA
Excellence Award by Canada Telugu association Toronto, Canada
Excellence Award by Telugu Association New Jersey the USA
Excellence Award by North Texas Telugu Association Dallas the USA
Vocational Excellence Award 2012 by Rotary Club of Eluru
“Dr.P.S.R.Apparao performing Art Award” presented at Chicago USA
“Life Time Achievement Award” Yuva Kalavahini Hyderabad
“Ugadi Puraskaram Award” by Kinnera Art Theatres
“Samikya Bharati Gowrav Satkar” Award by Delhi Telugu Academy
Award of Appreciation:
Telugu Association of North America (TANA) USA
North American Telugu Society (Nats) the USA
American Telugu Association (ATA) USA
Telugu Cultural Association of Milwaukee the USA
Telugu Association of Singapore
Telugu Association of Malaysia
World Telugu Federation India
S V Temple Detroit USA
Indian Association Lubbock the USA
“Gandapenderam” (a golden anklet) by Indian association at Imphal, Manipuri State
“Kanakabishekam” (a decoration of golden flowers on the head) at Nuzivedu
“Swarna Kankanam” (golden bracelets) at Youngstown Ohio the USA
“Swarna Kankanam” by Krishna Mahosthav committee Machilipatanam
“Silver Crown” presented by Kaladeepika Nritya Academy Eluru
“Asthana Natyacharya” for the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Temple of Youngstown, Ohio
“Asthana Natyacharya” for Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple of Pittsburg, USA.
“Asthana Vidwan” to Kanchi Kamakoti peetam, Puja Sri jayendra saraswati Swamiji, Kanchi
“Asthana Vidwan” to Pujya Sri Ganapati Sachchitanada Swamiji at Sri Dattapettam of Mysore
“Asthana Vidwan” to Viswayogi Pujya sri Viswamji Swamiji Viswayogi Asramam
“Asthana Vidwan” to Pujya Swamiji of Vadhurupaka Sri God
Felicitations in India:
Patna Telugu association, Bharatha muni Arts Academy,
Berhampur Telugu association, Nasik Telugu Association,
Ojhar Sankranthi celebrations committee, A.P. Information center New Delhi,
Rasi ka Ranjani Sabha Tiruchi, Kala Sagar Chennai,
International Hindu School Varanasi, Abinaya dance Academy Mumbai ,
Children’s Film Society Visakhapatnam, Sri Kala Sagar Guntur,
BHEL, ABVP Hyderabad, Telugu association Durgapur,
Raju kshtriya sangam Bangalore, Kalanilayam Chilakaluri peta,
Badradri usthava committee Bhadrachalam, Friends Association,
Akila Bharatha Kuchipudi Natya Kala Mandali Kuchipudi,
APUWJ State council, Lion’s club of Visakhapatnam,
Kammam and Eluru, Jaycees, Rotary club, BHPV,
Coromandel Fertilizers, Zinc Smelter, vishaka ship yard, Visaka steel plant,
Natya sudh of Visakapatam,Telugu Association Markapuram,
East Godavari Dist. Commercial Employee’s Cultural association Kakinada,
Nritya Darpana Hyderabad, L.V.R Son’s Club Guntur,
Viswa Hindu Parishad Convention at Tirupathi,
Sri Viswasanthi English Medium school Vuyyuru,
Hamsadwani, Vijyawada, EFFA, Fine Art Academy, Sahityamandali,
Ramakoti Usthava Committee, Lions club, Rotary club of Eluru,
Sri Satya Kuchipudi Academy Tadapalligudam,
Kalachakra Festival at Amaravathi,
Kuchipudi Rupaka Mahosthavam at Hyderabad,
Shirdi Sai Baba Samsthanam Shirdi,
Sri Ramalingaswara swamy Devasthanam Rameswaram ,
Simhachala Devasthanam, Annavara Devasthanam,
Dwaraka Tirumala Devasthanam, Bhadrachala devasthanam,
Srisaila Devasthanam, Srikalahasti Devasthanam,
Tirumala Tirupathi Bramosthava committee TTD,
Alamalumaga Karthika bramosthava committee TTD,
Amaravathi Devasthanam, Vamulavada Devasthanam,
Natta ramaswara Devasthanam, Sri Sathamma Ammavari Devastham Paddapullaru,
Sri Venu gopala swami vari Devasthanam Nellore,
Mavullamma Devasthanam Bhimavaram,
Skhira Rameswaraswami Devasthanama Pallakollu,
Sri Venkateswara swami Devasthanam Eluru,
Kamleebaba Bhakta Mandali of Tanuku,
Sri Padmavathi Ammavarai Bramosthava committee, Tirupathi,
Karool Kuchipudi Rupaka Mahosthavam,Karnool,
Sri Krishna Devaraya Mahosthav, Srikakulam.
Ravindra Bharati formation day celebrations committee Hyderabad,
Telugu Kala Samithi Banglore,
Department of Culture Government of A.P on the occasion of Ugadi festival 2007,
Telugu Bhasha Mahosthav at Tirupati,
Caddapa 200years celebrations 2007 at Cuddapa,
Nizamabad 100 years festival 2007 at Nizamabad,
Pottisriramulu Telugu University -Kuchipudi festival 2007 at Kuchipudi,
Vijayawada music academy, Nruthyaravali, Kaladharsini, Hamsadwani of Vijayawada.
A.P. Formation day celebrations 2007 at New Delhi.
Telugu Maha Sabhalu 2007 at Chennai.
Bharatha muni Arts academy , Madanapalli.
Samikya bharti kuchipudi rupaka mahosthav at Hyderabad,
Yuvakala vahini Hyderabad, Dasara mahosthav at sri Datta peettam Mysore,
ISKCON temple Bangl ore,Music & Dance Festival Sankatamochan Temple Varanasi,
World Telugu convention Vijayaw ada,Sthambhadri Festival Khammam,
Telugu Bhasha Mahosthavamulu Tirupati, Vijayawada and Hyderabad,
Hampi festival, Hampi, Karnata Telugu Association ThungabhadraDam Hospeta,
Aswasini festival Buvaneswar, Chaithanya Arts Hyderabad.
Raminani Foundations Hyderabad,
Sri Durga Mallieswara Swami Devasthanam Vijayawada,
South Zone Cultural center, Thanjavuru dance festival Thanjavuru,
A.P.State Cultural Council Hyderabad,
Sidhardha kalapeetam Vijayawada,
Dwadasa Kovala pradhakshina usthav Dwaraka Tirumala.
World Telugu Writers Conference, Sri Lalithakala Academy Foundation Mysore
Doordarshan “Muvvala Savvadi”, Film Division Diamond Jubilee festival Vijayawada
5th Akila Bharatha Telugu conference 2007, Brahan Natyanajali Thanjavur
Siddardha Global Knowledge School Eluru, Department of Youth Services w.g.dt.
Ch.S.D.St.Theresa’s college for women, Telugu Vignana Samithi Bangalore,
Golden Temple Sripuram Tamilnadu
“Ganga Mahosthava” 2011 Uttar Pradesh Tourism corporation Varanasi
Felicitations at Abroad–
Indian Association, Youngstown Ohio, ATA convention at Newjersy,
World Kuchipudi convention at Silicon Valley,
Indian Association Great Kansas city,
The Telugu Association Washington D.C,
S.V.Temple Pittsburgh, Balaji Temple Chicago,
Rama temple Chicago, Prabhupada Golden temple (ISKCON) W.V.
Indian Association Lubbock, A.T.A. Chicago,
Telugu Association Las Angles, Detroit, Houston, New York,
Anandha Asramam Monroe N.Y, Indian Association Fairmont,
ISKCON Temple New York, Telugu Library Preston U.K,
Jaganadh Rada yatra festival New York, Telugu Association London U.K,
Euro Telugu Association Birmingham, U.K 2009,
Telugu Cultural Association Toronto Canada,
Telugu Association Singapore, Telugu Samajam Singapore 2010,
Telugu Association of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 2013
Telugu Maha Sabhalu U.K 2006, London Telugu Association 2006,
Sri Lakshmi Narayana Devasthanam Youngstown.
Austin Telugu Association Austin 2011
Detroit Telugu Association Detroit
NATA convention Houston 2012
S.V.Temple Detroit 2013
Bay Area Telugu Association san Ojha 2012
Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Youngstown Ohio.
NATA Convention 2013 Houston
ATA Convention 2016 Chicago
Nat’s Convention 2015 Las Angles
TANA Convention 2015 Detroit
American Telangana Association 2016 Detroit
Telugu Association of Greater Milwaukee
Hindu Temple of Greater Milwaukee
Felicitations to treasure-From Eminent Leaders
He was felicitated by Former President of India Sri R Venkatraman,
A.P. State Chief Minister Dr. N.T. Rama Rao,
He was awarded Vesista Puraskaram by A.P. State Government by Chief Minister Dr. Rajasekhara Reddy on the occasion of Ugadi 2008.
Dr. Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, Founder of Veepanchi at Chennai felicitated him with “Natya Kala Veepanchi” title.
He was felicitated by Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy, at A.P. Formation Day Celebrations at New Delhi.
He was felicitated by
Sri Asoka Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister of Indian Republic
Dr. T. Subbiramireddy, Central Minister for the Indian Republic at Bangalore.
Smt. Renuka Chowdary, Central Minister at Nizamabad-
Sri P Upendra, Central Minister for the Indian Republic
Sri GVG Krishnamurthy, Joint Election Commissioner.
Sri Chakrapani, Chairman, A.P. Legislative Council,
Sri M.M.Pallam Raju Minister for Defence Central Minister for the Indian Republic
Sri Davanandh Konwar, Governor for Bihar State
Dr. K. Rosaiah, Minister for Andhra Pradesh,
Dr.Geeta Reddy Minister for Andhra Pradesh,
Sri Mandali Buddaparasad, Minister for Andhra Pradesh,
Sri Nadikuditi Narasimha Rao State minister,
Sri Kotagiri Vidhyadhara Rao, State Minister,
Sri Maganti Venkateswara Rao, Minister for Andhra Pradesh,
Sri Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose, Minister for Andhra Pradesh,
Sri Bostha Satyanarayana, Minister for Andhra Pradesh
Sri D. Srinivas, Minister for Andhra Pradesh
Sri Vatti Vasanth Kumar Minister for Andhra Pradesh
Sri Dokka Manikya vara Prasad Minister for Andhra Pradesh
Dr.Palle Raghunadha Reddy Minister for Cultur
Sri.P.Manikyala Rao Minister for Endowments
Sri Yarra Narayana Swami Z.P.Chairman,
Sri Kokirigadda Jay raj Z.P.chairman,
Sri Karumuru Nageswara Rao Z.P Chairman
Sri Kukkala Nageswara Rao Z.P.Chairman,
Mrs. Bostha Jhansi Rani Z.P.Chairman,
Sri Kavuri Sambha Siva Rao M.P,
Sri K. B.Sudda Rao M.P.,
Sri.Maganti Venkatewara Rao M.P,
Dr.C. Narayana Reddy Gnanpeeta Awardee
Dr. Dharmavarpu Subrahmanyam, Chairman A.P. Cultural Council
Dr. M.S.Reddy Film producer & Poet
Dr. Kavitha Prasad Director Department of Culture
Dr. Manjulatah Vice Chancellor Sri Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University
Dr.Dronappa Vice Chancellor Sri Potti Sree Ramulu Telugu University
Padmasree Vadhantham Satyanarayana Sarma Kuchipudi Exponent
Sri Lakshmiaraya IAS Collector West Godavari Dist.
Sri Ajay Kallam IAS, Collector West Godavari Dist.
Sri Arja Srikanth IRS Director Department of culture
Sri Sanjay Bhargava IAS, Commissioner A.P. Information Center New Delhi
Dr.Challappa IAS, Principal Secretary Govt of Andhra Pradesh
Sri Sanjay Jaju IAS, Collector West Godavari Dist
Smt.Vani Mohan IAS Collector West Godavari Dist
Sri Ramanjanayulu IAS Collector Guntur Dist
Sri Love Agarwal IAS, Collector West Godavari Dist
Dr.Boiena Venkateswara Rao IAS,
Sri Durga Das IAS Joint Collector West Godavari Dist
Sri Ram Gopal IAS Collector Nellor
Sri R.V.Ramana Murthy Chairman A.P. Cultural Council,
Dr.M.Kantha Rao IPS, Director Department of culture
Kalthapasvi K.Viswanadh Famous Film Director
Sri Anil Kapoor Famous Film Hindi Actor
Smt. Anjali Devi Famous Film Producer and Actress
Sri Jandhyala Film Director
As a Choreographer for Films: He was a dance director for some acclaimed and award winning Indian movies such as “Sruthilayalu”, “Swarnakamalam”, “Suthradharulu”, and “Swathikiranam”.
Tele Film: Amukthamalayada. He was directed and presented Amukthamalayada in Doordarshan.
He was directed and produced “Amukthamalayada” Tele serial for Sri Venkateswara Bhakti channel
Ace Choreography- A Fountain of Creativity: He has produced and choreographed many dance ballets in Kuchipudi style like ” “Amukthamalyada” the story of Sri Krishna Devaraya the king of Vijayanagara,
” Pancha Kavya”- 5 entrancing stories of important Kavyas,
” Kalarachana” , the story about time,
” Pancha Kanya” captivating short stories about five heroic women ” Draupadi, Sita, Mandodari, Thara, and Ahalya,
“Nrutyakshari” About how the Indian alphabets were created by Lord Siva.
“Chinna Devi” story about Dancer and wife of Emperor Sri Krishna Devaraya
“Sri Krishna Karnamrutham” Story of Great poet Leela Sukudu
which was written by Famous poet Dr.Rallabandi Kavitha Prasad
” Mahishasura Mardini” the story of the powerful Goddess ” Adiparashakthi”;
“Mohini Bhasmasura” the enduring epic story of how Mohini saves Lord Shiva from Bhasmasura;
“Buddham Sharanam Gacchami” the story of Gautama Buddha;
“Alamelumanga Viabhavam”, the story of Goddess Alamelumanga;
“Ram Kadha”, the enchanting story of Lord Sri Rama
“Sri Anjaneyam” the inspiring story of Hanuman which was written by KVS himself
Social Themes:“The Life Story of Baba Shab Ambathkar” “Mallika” and “Vangi Vaibhavam” which was written by KVS himself
“Sri Datta Gadha” the wondrous story of Lord Dattatreya written by Pujaya Sri Ganapati Sachchitanada Swamiji
Bhagyanagaram the successful love story between the Golkonda Price Muhammad Kuli Kutub Shah & Bhagamati whose name was given city Hyderabad.
Famous poet Sri Gurajada Appa Rao’s Puthadi Bomma Purnamma and Kanyaka
s a Stage Artist: His versatile repertoire also comprises of several performances as a theatre artist where he has skillfully donned the role of the heroine in social dramas like “Chilakottu Chittamma”, “Nirmala”, “Sikander”, “Palli Training”, Urummadi Brathukulu”, “Sipochindi Natakam” and “Athudhavullu Vastunnaru”
As the crowning glory, he won the Best Actress Award in intercollegiate drama competition as Hindu College Guntur presented Famous film Director Padmasree K.Viswanadh.
A Classical Genius- Inspiring Generation next: Supremely talented, utterly devoted to his art, the dance form of Kuchipudi, Sri K.V. Satyanarayana, with a desire to impart his knowledge to aspiring future artists, established a premier institute of dance, the “Sri Satya Kuchipudi and Janapada Nritya Academy, which offers the best training in the disciplines of classical and folk dance. His name and fame have not only been confined to India, he is proud of his immense following and innumerable disciples all over the world. Ever since 1989, he has been visiting and touring the Unites States, captivating audiences with his performances and coaching many eager disciples in classical dance in many centers across the United States like New Jersey, Cleveland, Youngstown, Lubbock, Valparaiso, Chicago, Fairmont, Detroit, Ocala, Tampa, Dallas, Fort worth, New Mexico, Midland Kansas City, Joplin, Saginaw, Milwaukee, Austin, Washington DC ,U.K and nearer home, in Singapore.
He was very fortunate to start his first dance class in New Jersey, USA, at the Padmini Dance Institution. This was an incredible privilege indeed since this institution was organized by the famous and talented film actress as well one of India’s most eminent dancers, Smt. Padmini Ramachandran. He considered himself to be extremely lucky and honored to teach the great dancer herself, a few items of Kuchipudi. Smt Padmini had the immense appreciation of KVS’s gift in teaching dance and she displayed this regard for his talent by coming down to Eluru, to attend and participate in a felicitation function in honor of KVS, organized by the Jaycees Club.
The repertoire of Brilliance – Outstanding Original Compositions: The rhythms and cadence of Kuchipudi, run through his veins and his compositions are spellbindingly beautiful and distinctly original. He has to his credit several wonderful scores prominent among which are his most popular Dance Audio Cassettes Releases
“Kuchipudi Natya Sowrabhalu Part-1”, songs composed by him, released by HMV Recording Company and the sequel,
“Kuchipudi Natya Sowrabhalu, Part 2” was released by Supreme Recording Company. “Kuchipudi Suma Sowrabhalu Part 1 & 2”, traditional Kuchipudi songs
Kala Gajjalu gallu Gallu Mannaye Folk songs written and produced
He has also authored many dance scripts like Sivaleelalu, Sivathandavam, Sri Rajagopala, Anjani Suthudu, Dwaraka Tirumala Sri Venkateswara Swami Pavalimpu seva, Nrusimha Kalyanam,, Mohini Bhasmasura, Alamelu Manga Viabhavam, Sri Anjaneyam, Buddham Saranam Gacchami, Vishnu Leelalu, Ganesh Vandhanam , Mahishasura Mardini, “Bramara Vijayam”, and coaicl themes like “Vengi Vaiabhavam”, “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar” and “Mallika” a folk dance ballet.
He has authored and released delightfully interesting books like “Mallika” Folk Dance Ballet and some folk songs.
Breaking Records with a Galaxy of Awards: Brilliance and inborn talent know no boundaries and Sri K.V. Satyanarayana, is one such star, a beacon of pulsating energy and creativity which ever seeks new frontiers and conquers them. One such conquest and a record-breaking performance have been a 24-hour nonstop dance ballet which left the audiences enthralled and showcased Sri K.V. Satyanarayana’s excellence in and uncharted new dimension in classical Kuchipudi dance.
Devotional Service: He has presented Bronze Siddandra Yogi deity to Sindhandra Temple in Kuchipudi, Seetha Rama, Lakshmana, Hanuman deities to Ramalayam Eluru, Navagraha deities to Sivalayam at Paddavagi, Mushika Vahanam deity to Ganesh temples, Bronze Saibaba deity to Sai Baba temple Eluru, Main deities in Gowri Devi Temple Eluru.
Abroad: In his illustrious pursuits of the muse of dance, music, and melody, he has traveled extensively all over the world. A powerhouse of energy he has visited that USA 31 times and still counting, 10 times to the United Kingdom, three times to Canada, and Netherlands, France, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Malaysia, and Korea, besides 6 visits to Singapore.
Distinguished Positions & Prestige Bestowed: Sri K.V.Satyanarayana hold well-deserved leadership positions in several prestigious cultural organizations and academies. As an organizer par excellence, he is the
President of the Sri Satya Kuchipudi & Janapada Nritya Academy, Sri Ganganamma Vari Devasthanam, and KVS Trust.
He holds the premier designation of Director in Sri Satya Kuchipudi Dance Academy U.S.A. and
Vice President of Sahitya Mandali.
He is the General Secretary of Y.H.M.A.
He is also the Hon’ble President of Sri Ramalayam & Sri Gowri Davi devsthanam and
Program committee member of South Zone Cultural center Thanjavur and
Member to West Godavari Cultural Council.
Striving with dynamic zeal to etch the future of Kuchipudi and classical and folk dances on a global canvas, he has achieved commendable success in fulfilling his dream.
He has been touring the United States since 1989, giving performances & teaching at various places.
The KVS Award- In dedication to classical Dance & Literature
His overwhelming desire to promote Kuchipudi in all its classical glory as one of the most brilliant dance forms in India. He has established the KVS Excellence Award on 26th September 2007 to recognize and felicitate eminent Gurus of Kuchipudi Award with Rs.10000/- cash Silver Crown Shawl will present to Awardee with Citation This award will be presented every year as an encouragement to talent and an inspiration to excel for exponents of Kuchipudi.
KVS Sahitya Puraskaram established to recognize eminent literary person Award with Rs.5000/- cash Shawl and Citation will present to Awardee this also present every year on the occasion of Telugu New year
A shining star in the glittering galaxy of classical dance he is unequaled in imparting his immense talent to a stream of disciples who consider themselves fortunate to be under his tutelage.
Divinely gifted, infinitely talented and immeasurably admired by his vast following of devoted disciples, Sri K.V Satyanarayana is a Kuchipudi luminary beyond compare, emanating a radiance that shines across the globe.
“Kalaratna” Dr.K.V. Satyanarayana
KVS Bindhavan, Gandhi Nagar
ELURU-534002 A.P. INDIA
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