<bgsound src='http://www.esnips.com/doc/6eb520aa-23dc-45e5-a613-72096df0d36f/ALARULU-KURIYAGA---SpSailaja'></bgsound> Kuchipudi Kalakar: Mahankali Mohan
If you would like your profile to be posted here , please follow the instructions in the Submission Guidelines

The website is purely based on trust and there is no verification of authenticity of the information given to us.

Email us at kuchipudifan@gmail.com

Mahankali Mohan

Artist Name: Guru Sri Mahankali Mohan
Place: Hyderabad
School/Organization: Kuchipudi Nrutyakala Bhavan
Website: www.facebook.com/mahankali.mohan
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/10abhiram/videos


Email : mahankali.mohan3@gmail.com
Phone : (91) 9963756843

H.No. 1-8-470, Near Venkateswara Swamy Temple,
Chikkadpally, Hyderabad – 500 020

Profile and picture posted with permission from artist's family.

“Naatyacharya Shri Mahankali Mohan, with the blessings of Lord “Shankara” was born to “Brahmasree Mahankali Lakshmi Narsimham” and “Smt Anasuya”, in Kuchipudi Village. From the childhood Shri Mohan, shows an interest in dance and he participated various types of dances in “Kuchipudi Yakshaganam” and he played different classical characters like Sri Krishna, Manmadha, Narada, Indra, Narasimhaswamy, Asura, dharmaraju, Bhrugu, Ananda & Madhavi etc., and he was very famous for the character of Narada. He performed more than 500  “solo” items and he blessed with an award of “Nartanavirat” and simultaneously  he performed more than 600 “Yakshaganam” and different dance dramas.

Sri Mohan, has a great talent in “Kuchipudi” dance performances. From 1975 to 1977, Sangeetha Nataka Academy, New Delhi given a Merit Scholarship to him and from 2000 to 2002 H.R.D., New Delhi had sponsored Senior Fellowship to him. In Kuchipudi dance “Nattuvaangam” plays a major role. Shri Mohan occupies the first and foremost in “Nuttuvaangam” and he was awarded with a title of “Nrutya Sutradhaara Siromani and Nrutya Sutradhaara Ratna”. He can give the Nattuvaangam support not only for Kuchipudi dance, but he is having a capacity to give support for Bharathanatyam and Mohini Attam also under  Nattu Vangam support, so many 
FAMOUS ARTISTES like Padmashree Dr.Shoba Naidu,  Padmashree Hemamalini, M.P. Dream Girl, Dr. Vasantha, Dr. Haritha, Dr. Sita, Dr. Anuradha, Dr. Kamalareddy, Dr. Ratna Papa, Dr. Padmaja Reddy, Dr. Sirisha, Dr. Alekya, Kamdev-London, Lolo portal - Paris, Leera, Henna Mashak - Russia, Manju Bhargavi etc.

He has given a good support to the students to give such a good dance performances successfully. The performances are more than 3,000. In 1975 Sri Mohan went to Paris, Brazil, Belgium, Holand, Italy, in 1983 he went to Mauritius, in 1984 he went to America, Canada, Trini Dod, in 1985 he went to Hongkong, Bangkok, Indonesia, Lavaous, Vietrnam, Kumpuchia, Thailand, Singapore, in 1989 he went to Russia, Paris, in 1996 he went to London & America. He had give a wonderful Kuchipudi Dance performances in International countries. He had taken a special place in T.V & A.I.R. National Programs. He has given dance directions to various movies & TV documents.

Shri Mohan, appointed as an examiner, which was conducted by Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Telugu University. He well take a vital role in Kuchipudi  dance for Certificate and Diploma courses, B.A., M.A. and Yakshaganam courses also. He was also awarded Ugadi Puraskaram twice by Chief Ministers Shri Nara Chandra Babu Naidu and Shri Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Govt. He won a gold medal by Srinivasa Kuchipudi Art Academy. He is a great scholar. In 1987 he established an institute of Kuchipudi Nrutyakala Bhavan, in Hyderabad and he molded a number of students as Trainees, Professionals, dance performing artists, and Nattuvanars. He was completely dedicated to Kuchipudi dance. He has also worked as Lecturer in the Department of Kuchipudi Dance in Sri Bhakta ramadasa, Govt. Music and  Dance College, West Marrdpally, Secunderabad.