Bragha Bessell
4 / 2, Krishna Avenue,
C.V. Raman Road, Alwarpet,
Chennai - 600 018,
Tel : 00 91 44 499 7428

Bragha is a consummate artist. She has been a senior student of Adyar K Lakshman and Kalanidhi Narayanan and is renowned for her abhinaya. She is the quintessential Bharata Natayam dancer, totally immersed in the art of learning and in the emotional aspects of the music she portrays.

She has often played the lead roles in her teachers' dance productions and also teaches at her guru's institute. With many awards to her credit, she has given numerous performances in India and abroad.

She has participated in dance festivals in Chennai and has performed extensively in India, the United States, Canada and throughout Europe. She has made TV appearances in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Japan and on AsiaNet.

She has also conducted many workshops and lecture demonstrations. Her classes in Abhinaya, interpretation and choreography are eagerly attended by senior dancers, teachers and students.


1977 : Nadana Peroli
(Great Light of Dance)
- Rasika Priya Sabha - Madras

1989 : Special Award
- Fine Arts Foundation - India

1990 : Special Award
- Sri. Krishna Gana Sabha - Madras

1998 : Sri. Obul Reddy Endowment
- Narada Gana Sabha - Chennai










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