Having studied in a disciplined and devoted manner following the ancient principle of Guru Shishya Parampara since the tender age of three, he was blessed to learn under the guidance of many renowned Gurus: Padmasri Dr Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma, Natyacharya Sri Vedantam Radheshyam, Nritya Sturadara Shiromani Sri Mahankali Mohan and Natyavisharada Sri Yeleswarapu Venkateswarlu.
Among his numerous performances and awards he has been honoured nine times by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. He has completed a Masters degree in Kuchipudi Nrityam and a Bachelors degree in Bharata Natyam. He holds a Diploma in media acting as well as a Certificate in Karnatic Vocal music from SPSR Telugu University.
It is his intense personal desire and promise to those who passed this knowledge on to him, to increase the appreciation of this ancient art form of India, and spread it to the rest of the world. read more »
"...To take birth as an artist requires the cumulative good deeds of ten million life times. Those who are blessed to take birth as such an artist are extremely rare; of those rare few Sandeep Bodhanker is one. He learnt Kuchipudi dance from the ultimate exponents and is now shining above them."