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Madhavapeddi Murthy

Artist Name: Sri Madhavapeddi Murthy
Chennai, India

Siva Foundation School of Kuchipudi Dance
Interviews: KRUI Radio, Iowa ; The Hindu Review

#15, Nu Tech Satyam Villa,
Lakshmi Colony, T Nagar
Chennai - 500017

Email:- mmadhavapeddi@hotmail.com   madhavapeddi1980@gmail.com

Phone: (91) 44 – 2815 1516 , 98402 11741

Profile and photos provided by the artist and posted below with his permission.


Madhavapeddi  Murthy ,is the son of  Late Madhavapeddi Satyam ,noted Play-Back Singer. Murthy has learnt Kuchipudi  under the Tutelage of Guru Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, Founder-Director, Kuchipudi Art Academy, Chennai ,for more than 20 years. Hailing from Andhra Pradesh and having this  artistic family background   it is but natural for Murthy to excel in his chosen form of Art-Kuchipudi. He was also trained in classical music for a few years.

He has portrayed major roles in different Dance-dramas presented by his Guru’s Academy.He has performed in Major Festivals like Haridas Sangeet Samaroh,Taj Mahotsav, Puri Beach Festival,Malabar Mahotsav,Hampi Utsav, Khajuraho Festival,Ganesh Mahotsav,Purush Festival,Visakha Utsav,Island Festival, Ellora Festival, Taramathi Baradari Festival, Nimad Festival , Bittoor-Ganga Mahotsav, Cuddapah Festival, Kuchipudi Mahotsav ,etc to name a few. Apart from festivals across the Country he has performed for Corporates ,Sabhas,Cultural organizations and  Conferences, etc.

He has performed for various temples all over the country and also for religious events  like Bhagwan Sathya Saibaba’s  70th Birthday celebrations at Puttaparthy m, Paramacharya’s centenary celebrations at Kancheepuram, Bhagwan Yogiram Surat  kumar’s 78th Birthday celebrations at  Thiruvannamalai ,Sri Sri Ravishanker (Art of       Living) at Bangalore, Brahmotsavam of Lord Venkateswara Swamy  at Tirupathi ,Brahmotsavam of Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru at Thiruchanoor, Mahamasthakabhishekam at Shravanabelagola , Ardh Kumbh Mela at Allahabad to name a few.

He has  traveled world wide giving performances  , Demonstrations, Workshops in countries like  USA, Canada, France, Belgium, Switzerland, South Africa, Mauritius, Australia, Newzealand ,  Indonesia, Japan, Algeria, Kuwait, UAE , Singapore, Malaysia, Hongkong , Turkmenistan, Russia, BeiloRussia, Uzbekistan , Kirgizia, etc.

He performs classical dance shows with leading Danseuses Hemamalini  and Meenakshi Seshadri . He has acted in some telugu and tamil TV Serials . He has also performed in a dance sequence from K.Viswanath’s film  Swaraabhishekam.  

He is an empanelled artist in the ICCR ( Indian Council For Cultural Relations ) and is the recipient  of  KALAIMAMANI  AWARD instituted by Tamilnadu Government and other titles like Sathya Tandava Sundaram by Bhratanjali ,  Natya Kala Vipanchee by M B K Trust,  Natya Siromani  in  Canberra, Australia.

With his busy schedule of performing , he also runs a dance institution SIVA FOUNDATION in Chennai . He also organizes events for various organizations both in India and Abroad.

More info: http://www.hindu.com/mp/2004/10/11/stories/2004101102030300.htm