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Korada Narasimha Rao
- KV Sathyanarayana, Eluru
e-mail: kvsdance@hotmail.com
(All photos courtesy guru KV Sathyanarayana)

January 12, 2007

Guruji gave me these photos to publish in my souvenir, which was released on 23rd December 2006. I was felicitated on 24th; he performed at Kuchipudi on 26th in Mohini Bhasamasura. And he was gone on 4th January 2007.

It is a great loss to me. He is my guru and uncle and we performed together so many times, I as Satyabhama and he was Sutradhari; I as Mohini and he as Bhasmasura; I as Durga and he as Mahishasura, I as Alamelumanga and he as Annamacharya...we did so many prestigious programs like that. It is still difficult to accept that he is no more. I feel as if he is still with us.

He participated in my 25th Annual Celebrations on 23rd & 24th December. We have lost a great dancer and great guru.
Korada being honored
at the KVS Dance Festival, Dec 2006

KV Sathyanarayana and Korada in Bhamakalapam
With late dancer Indrani Rehman
Korada and KV Sathyanarayana
With Abdul Kalam, President of India
With late Radhakrishnan, former President of India
With late Jawaharlal Nehru, former Prime Minister of India
With Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekar Reddy,
M Satyanarayana Minister for Culture (centre)
and speaker Suresh Reddy
With Carnatic music maestro M Balamuralikrishna
With legendary dancer Gopi Krishna
With late N T Rama Rao,
actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh


KV Sathyanarayana is a Kuchipudi dancer/guru and runs his academy Sri Satya Kuchipudi Academy at Eluru, Andhra Pradesh.