Our pedagogy is formulated and designed by Guru K.N. Pakkirisami Pillai. In an attempt to spread head the wonderful work of the great guru , we are currently working on a project called "SAMARPANAM". We welcome all his disciples to be a part of this initiative. It is our humble attempt to reminesence his choreographies.
Lavanyaa Surendar, a third generation artist is the disciple and grand daughter of Smt.Renganayaki who learnt this art form in 1953 under the tutelage of Guru. Radhakrishnan. Smt. Renganayaki performed her arangetram (Devar Hall-Trichy) in 1957 and continued to learn from Guru K.N. Pakkirisami Pillai. In 1978 she started R.R. Malni Arts , a production house based at Chennai and continued performing throughout India.
Smt. Akila Sathyanarayanan (daughter), senior disciple of Kalaimamani Late Natraj Sakunthala & Guru K.N. Pakkirisami Pillai and also joined her mother in establishing the art form