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Smt. Jayashree Nair

Smt. Jayashree Nair is a well-known dancer, Choreographer, and dance teacher. Upaasana Akademy of Fine Arts, founded by her, has completed 44 years of fruitful existence. Jayashree Nair trained in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kathakali, under eminent Gurus who were doyens in their respective fields. As a practitioner, she has evolved a style of her own, reflecting select traditions of her Gurus. 


Jayashree Nair has trained hundreds of students and many of them are now established dancers and dance teachers. She has directed and choreographed several ballets.  She is one of the main organizers of Natyanjali, Mumbai, a festival of classical dances during Mahasivaratri (conducted by Sri Subramania Samaj, Chembur) for the past several years.


Jayashree Nair is a recipient of numerous awards and titles and is an invited judge to many classical dance performances.

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