Acharya Parvati Kumar, Bharatanatyam Guru, November 29, 2012
Adyar Balu (Balakrishnan N V), mridangist, December 13, 2011
Adyar K Lakshman, Bharatanatyam guru, August 19, 2014 (aged 81)
Adyar Rama Rao, BN vocalist, May 3, 2015
Ammannur Madhava Chakyar, Kudiyattam guru, July 1, 2008
Ammannur Parameswara Chakyar, Koodiyattom maestro, November 15, 2008 (aged 93)
Ananda Shankar, Contemporary dancer, composer, March 26, 1999
Ananda Shivaram, Kathakali guru, November 7, 2001
Anandi Ramachandran, Bharatanatyam guru & musicologist, March 16, 2005
Annabhattula Krishnaveni, dancer / musician Kalavantula, January 16, 2016
Arjun Mishra, Kathak guru and performer, October 22, 2015
Arudhra Dr., scholar, June 4, 1998 (aged 73)
Arumugam C P, mridangist
Asako Takami, Odissi dancer, November 3, 2007
Asha Joglekar, Kathak guru, March 18, 2016 (aged 80)
Atul Desai, music composer, January 20, 2013
Balamuralikrishna M, singer/music composer, November 22, 2016 (aged 86)
Bharati Tolani, Chhau dancer
Bhaskar KP, Bharatanatyam guru (Singapore), April 17, 2013 (aged 88)
Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, dancer, August 4, 2003
Bhubaneswar Mishra, Odissi music composer, May 7, 1993
Bibhuti Mishra, art critic, November 29, 2005
Bijoy Kumar Senapati, Odissi Guru, December 8, 2011
Bipin Singh, Manipuri guru, Jan 9, 2000
Bireshwar Gautam, Kathak dancer, December 12, 2009 (aged 42)
BSS Rao, art critic & patron, July 4, 2011 (aged 82)
Chaitan S Garg, organizer
Chakyar Rajan, Chakyar Koothu exponent, April 6, 2007
Chandralekha, dancer/choreographer, December 30, 2006 (aged 78)
Chandrasekharan, Kerala Natanam guru
Chandrashekar SN, critic, January 19, 2015 (aged 93)
Chandu Panikkar, Kathakali guru, January 16, 1969
Chitrasena, Sri Lankan Kandyan dancer, July 18, 2005 (aged 84)
Chitresh Das, Kathak performer & teacher, January 4, 2015 (aged 70)
Chitti Durgadevi, Kuchipudi guru, March 6, 2007
Dakshinamurthi K N, Bharatanatyam guru, April 26, 2005 (aged 76)
Damayanti Joshi, Kathak guru, September 19, 2004
Dashrath Patel, artist & photographer, December 1, 2010
Dhiraj Chawda, dance photographer, November 6, 2012 (aged 93)
Dhirendranath Pattnaik, scholar & historian, January 1, 2009
Dinanath Pathy, artist & scholar, August 30, 2016
Doraikannu, Devadasi dancer, April 10, 2003
Doraiswamy A, flautist
Dullav Chandra Singh, Odissi guru, May 5, 2010
Ekambaram G, mridangam vidwan, May 23, 2013 (aged 80)
Emily Mayne, Bharatanatyam dancer, May 29, 2013
Gandhi S C, Proprietor, Kalpana Art Recording, October 13, 2002
Gangadhar Pradhan, Odissi dancer & guru, October 11, 2010
Gauri Banerjee, Rabindra Natyam, November 2, 2016, aged 73
Gopalakrishnan, Kerala Natanam guru, September 5, 2012 (aged 86)
Govindarajan S R, mridangist
Gul Bardhan, contemporary dancer, November 29, 2010, aged 82
Harekrushna Behera, Odissi Guru, June 24, 2012 (aged 81)
Harini Koushica, Bharatanatyam dancer, May 17, 2002
Heisnam Kanhailal, theatre, October 6, 2016
Indrani Rehman, BN, Kuchipudi, Kathak & Odissi dancer, February 5, 1999 (aged 68)
Iyengar BKS, Yoga guru, August 20, 2014, aged 96
Jagannath Mahanta, Sattriya exponent & scholar, March 16, 2014
Jahnavi Jayaprakash, vocalist / composer, April 27, 2002
Jaya Krishnaratnam, Bharatanatyam vocalist, November 10, 2005
Jaya Subramaniam, dance producer and arts critic, July 27, 2014 aged 82
Jayalakshmi Alva, Bharatanatyam guru, July 21, 2015 (aged 81)
Jayalakshmi Arunachalam, Bharatanatyam guru, August 28, 2008
Jayalakshmi Sadagopan, Natyanjali Trust, Nov 7, 2003
Jayalalitha J, Bharatanatyam, December 5, 2016 aged 68
Joseph Levine (Raja), Kathak dancer, August 12, 1999
Josyula Krishnamurthy, Kuchipudi artiste & musician, September 1, 2014, aged 86
Jyotindra Prasad Mishra, sitarist for Odissi dance, May 2, 2012
Kadirvelu Pillai T S, Bharatanatyam guru, November 22, 2001
Kalamandalam Appukutty Poduval, maddalam maestro, Jan 27, 2008 (aged 84)
Kalamandalam Chandrika, Mohiniattam guru, Jan 22, 2017
Kalamandalam Govindan Kutty, Kathakali guru, January 5, 2007 (aged 79)
Kalamandalam Haridas, Kathakali, March 30, 2014 (aged 62)
Kalamandalam Haridas, Kathakali vocalist, September 17, 2005
Kalamandalam Hyderali, Kathakali vocalist/composer, January 5, 2006
Kalamandalam Kalyanikutty Amma, Mohini Attam guru, May 12, 1999
Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair, Kathakali guru, August 15, 1990
Kalamandalam Natanam Gopalakrishnan, guru (Kathakali), November 19, 2001
Kalamandalam Padmanabhan Nair, Kathakali guru, April 3, 2007 (aged 79)
Kalamandalam Rajan, Kathakali exponent, June 13, 2012 (aged 81)
Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair, Kathakali guru, March 11, 2013 (aged 87)
Kalamandalam Sankaran Embranthiri, Kathakali vocalist, Nov 14, 2007
Kalamandalam Satyabhama, Mohiniattam Guru, September 13, 2015 (aged 77)
Kalanidhi Narayanan, Bharatanatyam and abhinaya guru, February 21, 2016 aged 87
Kama Dev, Bharatanatyam dancer, September 22, 1992, aged 54
Kamala Rani, musician & nattuvangam (Retd from Kalakshetra), April 19, 2003
Kameshwaran SK, Bharatanatyam guru, July 20, 2007 aged 79
Kanchana Sharma, Bharatanatyam dancer, March 6, 2005
Kanduri Charan Behera, Odissi guru, June 21, 2016
Kannan R, veena artiste, May 8, 2001
Kapila Raj, Kathak guru, April 12, 2014
Karunambal G Pillai, BN guru, April 29, 2015
Kavalam Narayana Panikkar, scholar/dramatist, June 26, 2016 aged 88
Kelucharan Mohapatra, Odissi dancer & guru, April 7, 2004
Keremane Shambhu Hegde, Yakshagana exponent, February 3, 2009
Keshav S Kothari, scholar, October 16, 2006
Keshava Murthy HR, Bharatanatyam guru, July 22, 2006 (aged 87)
Kidangoor Rama Chakyar, Koodiyattam guru, September 2, 2015 (aged 88)
Kittappa Pillai K P, Bharatanatyam guru, October 30, 1999
Komal Kothari, ethno-musicologist and folklorist, April 20, 2004 (aged 75)
Korada Narasimha Rao, Kuchipudi dancer/guru, January 3, 2007 (aged 74)
Koser M L, founder of Pracheen Kala Kendra, March 27, 2008 aged 80
Kottakkal Sivaraman, Kathakali actor, July 19, 2010 (aged 74)
Krishnan S V, Nada Inbam, February 15, 2007
Krishna Rao U S, Bharatanatyam guru, March 6, 2005
Krishnaswamy R (Secretary, Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai), March 18, 2015 (aged 78)
Krishnaveni Lakshmanan, Bharatanatyam guru, August 29, 2004 (aged 62)
Kunhiraman KP, Kathakali & Bharatanatyam guru, June 12, 2014 (aged 84)
Lakshmaiya S, flautist
Lakshmi Knight, Bharatanatyam dancer, December 23, 2001
Lakshmi Rajamani, Kuchipudi guru, January 27, 2015
Lalgudi Jayaraman, composer, April 22, 2013 (aged 82)
Lalitharatnam B, arts patron, August 27, 2007
Lalitha Swaminathan, Bharatanatyam dancer/vocalist, July 2010
Lata Pooviah, Kathak dancer, August 7, 2003 (aged 92)
Leela Ramanathan, exponent of BN, Kathak, Kathakali and Odissi, March 22, 2015
Leela Ratnam, mother of Anita Ratnam, July 24, 2008
Leela Sekhar, arts presenter, January 18, 2014 (aged 93)
Madan Mohan Lenka, Mayurbhanj Chhau guru, September 25, 2007
Madhurita Sarang, Kathak dancer, April 2006
Madurai N Krishnan, composer, Oct 9, 2005 aged 77
Madurai T Sethuraman, Bharatanatyam vocalist 
Maguni Charan Das, Gotipua guru, December 4, 2008
Mahadevan KS, music critic, September 3, 2006
Mahalingam Pillai T K, Bharatanatyam guru, December 6, 2002
Mani Madhava Chakyar, Koodiyattam maestro, January 14, 1990
Manjusri Chaki Sircar, Contemporary dancer, June 6, 2000
Manna Srinivasan, scholar, March 10, 2012 (aged 78)
Margi Sathi, Koodiyattam and Nangiarkoothu exponent, December 1, 2015 aged 50
Maya Rao, Kathak guru, September 1, 2014, aged 86
Medha Yodh, Bharatanatyam guru, July 11, 2007
Meera Seshadri, musician, composer, November 25, 2001
Mithran Devanesen, theater director and scenographer, August 9, 2010 (aged 61)
Mohan Khokar, scholar & historian, September 17, 1999
Mohanrao Kallianpurkar, Kathak maestro, December 4, 1985
Moozhikkulam Kochukuttan Chakyar, Koodiyattam guru, April 15, 2009
Mrinalini Sarabhai, Bharatanatyam guru, January 21, 2016 aged 97
Mysore S Rajaram, former Director of Kalakshetra, Chennai, June 1, 2009
Nala Najan, Bharatanatyam, Chhau dancer / writer, January 7, 2002
Narasimhachar M A, musician, July 7, 2004
Narasimhachari MV, Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi guru, August 19, 2015
Narayan TK, Bharatanatyam guru, March 2, 2005 (aged 82)
Narendra Sharma, contemporary dancer/guru, January 14, 2008 (aged 83)
Narmada, Bharatanatyam guru, March 30, 2007 (aged 65)
Natanamani Balu, Bharatanatyam guru, January 22, 2007
Nataraja Mudaliar, Bharatanatyam guru, November 30, 2001
Nataraja Ramakrishna, Kuchipudi, Perini and Andhra Natyam guru, June 7, 2011 (aged 88)
Neila Sathyalingam, Bharatanatyam guru, March 9, 2017 (aged 79)
Nilakanta Singh, scholar, 2000
Nirmala Ramachandran, Bharatanatyam guru, February 23, 2011
Padma Subramaniam, Bharatanatyam vocalist, June 13, 2004
Padmini Ramachandran, Bharatanatyam dancer/actress, Sept 24, 2006 (aged 74)
Padmini Ramachandran, Bharatanatyam guru, January 17, 2016 aged 71
Padmini Rao, Bharatanatyam dancer/teacher, January 27, 2007 (aged 51)
Pandanallur C Subbaraya Pillai, Bharatanatyam guru, May 12, 2008 (aged 94)
Pandanallur M Gopalakrishnan Pillai, Bharatanatyam guru, August 17, 2015
Pandanallur Jayalakshmi (Rani Jayalakshmi Nachiyar), Bharatanatyam dancer, March 2017
Pandanallur Swaminatha Pillai, Bharatanatyam guru, August 5, 2015
Pankaj Charan Das, Odissi guru, June 11, 2003 (aged 82)
Pasumarthi Krishnamurthy, Kuchipudi dancer, August 2004
T S Parthasarathy, Musicologist, October 13, 2006 (aged 93)
Pattabhi Raman N, Founder Editor of SRUTI Magazine, December 23, 2002
Prabhavathi Shastry, Bharatanatyam dancer & teacher, January 7, 2015 (aged 66)
Prince Suddhendra Narayan Singh Deo, Seraikella Chhau guru
Protima Gauri, Odissi dancer, Aug 18, 1998, aged 49
Pushpa Bhuyan, Sattriya exponent, Oct 7, 2015
Radha Burnier, Bharatanatyam dancer, October 31, 2013 (aged 90)
Raghunath Panigrahi, vocalist, music composer & Odissi musicologist, Aug 25, 2013, aged 79
Ragini Devi, Kathakali & BN dancer, Jan 22, 1982 (aged 88)
R Rajagopal, founder-secretary of Kartik Fine Arts, March 30, 2014 (aged 88)
Rajagopalan LS, scholar and patron of the arts, September 17, 2008 (aged 86)
Rajah K M, flautist
Rajalakshmi Santhanam, musician and writer, June 15, 2002
Rajalakshmi T A, Bharatanatyam dancer and guru, June 4, 2003
Rajan KK, Chakyar Koothu exponent, April 6, 2007
Rajesh Kumar, Bharatanatyam dancer, May 13, 2001
Ram Gopal, dancer, October 12, 2003
Ramachandran N, presenter, December 10, 2002
Ramachandran R, presenter (Hamsadwani), May 24, 2007 (aged 83)
Ramadevi Lachchu Maharaj, Kathak guru, December 24, 2011 (aged 86)
Dr.A S Raman, writer, June 24, 2001
Ramani Ranjan Jena, Odissi guru, March 26, 2016
Ranjabati Sircar, Contemporary dancer (Navanritya), writer, October 24, 1999 (aged 36)
Ranjana Jhaveri, Manipuri guru, January 17, 2017 (aged 87)
Ravi A, Bharatanatyam dancer, Oct 29, 2003
Rev. Fr. S M George, October 20, 2008, director of Kalai Kaviri
Rohini Bhate-Jathar, Kathak guru, October 10, 2008 (aged 83)
Rukmini Devi, Bharatanatyam guru, February 23, 1986
Rupa Lal, art patron, January 8, 2004
Sachin Shankar, contemporary choreographer, May 10, 2005 (aged 81)
Sarada S (Peria Sarada), Bharatanatyam guru, November 4, 2009 (aged 94)
Sarasa KJ, Bharatanatyam guru, January 2, 2012 (aged 78)
Saraswathi Thiagarajan, Bharatanatyam guru, June 29, 2009
Sastry B V K, scholar, September 22, 2003 (aged 87)
Sathyalingam S, vocalist, June 21, 2011
Selma Jeanne Cohen, historian of Dance, December 23, 2005 (aged 85)
Shambhu Maharaj, Kathak maestro, November 4, 1970
Shankar Hombal, Bharatanatyam Guru, October 20, 2010
Shanta Rao, Kuchipudi & Bhama Nrityam, December 28, 2007 (aged 81)
Shashimani Devi, Mahari, March 19, 2015 (aged 93)
Sheni Gopalakrishna Bhat, Yakshagana exponent, July 18, 2006 (aged 88)
Shiva Rao, Bharatanatyam guru, April 29, 2008
Shyamala Mohanraj, Bharatanatyam dancer/guru, July 14, 2015
Sitara Devi, Kathak dancer, November 25, 2014 (aged 94)
Sivarama Poduval (Edakka, Sopana Sanageetham, Thayamabaka), Sept 5, 2006 (aged 82)
Sivanandam K P, Bharatanatyam guru, musician and composer, July 30, 2003
Sivasankaran N K, Kathakali maestro, April 7, 2006 (aged 76)
Sridhar O S, vocalist for dance, Oct 21, 2006 (aged 53)
Srihari Nayak, Mayurbhanj Chhau guru, May 17, 2010 (aged 76)
Srinivasan K S, critic / writer
Subramaniam P V (Subbudu), critic, March 29, 2007 (aged 90)
Subramanian S P (Chemburaan), writer, January 4, 2004
Prof. V Subramaniam, scholar, May 28, 2004
Sudarshan Dheer, Kathak guru, Oct 3, 2015
Sudha Khandwani, BN guru, organizer, November 3, 2016
Sukendu Dutt, Kathakali dancer, Feb 1982
Sumanta Mohanty, Odissi singer/composer, October 9, 2008
Sumitra Charat Ram, arts patron, August 8, 2011 (aged 97)
Sunanda Chowdhury, Manipuri dancer, November 4, 2003 (aged 67)
Sundaram Ramakrishnan, Director General of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Worldwide, February 14, 2003
Sundari Santhanam, Bharatanatyam guru, August 24, 2009
Pt. Sundaralal Gangani, Kathak guru, December 17, 2013
Surendra Mathur, impressario, August 8, 2001
Surendranath Jena, Odissi guru, October 8, 2007 (aged 83)
Surendra Saikia, Kathak guru, July 16, 2015
Surya Kumari, Bharatanatyam dancer, April 25, 2005
Suvarna MN (Bharatanatyam guru), Feb 15, 2013
Swarnavelu R, critic / writer
Susheela Misra, critic / writer
Tangirala Raghu, composer and dance accompanist, February 7, 2007 (aged 61)
Tara Chaudhri, Kathak dancer, Sept 22, 2013
Thangamani Nagarajan, Bharatanatyam guru, July 30, 2014
Thanjavur Balasaraswati, Bharatanatyam dancer and guru, February 9, 1984
Thanjavur Kamalambal, Bharatanatyam exponent, August 11, 2003
Thanjavur G Lakshmanan, veena artiste
Thanjavur Rajalakshmi, Bharatanatyam guru, December 25, 2015
Tirath Ram Azad, Kathak guru, April 22, 2008
Uday Shankar, Modern dancer and guru, Sept 26, 1977
Udupi Laxminarayan, Bharatanatyam Guru, September 17, 1926 - March 17, 2015
Uma Rama Rao K, BN & Kuchipudi guru, August 27, 2016
Uma Sundaram, Bharatanatyam guru, January 24, 2007 (aged 62)
Usha Srinivasan, Bharatanatyam guru, June 8, 2006 (aged 54)
Vaidyanathan N, art critic/columnist, Nov 14, 2008 (aged 87)
Vanaja Narayanan, Bharatanatyam guru, May 19, 2011
Vasu TT, arts enthusiast, May 11, 2005, aged 76
Vazhuvoor R Samraj, Bharatanatyam guru, July 17, 2004 (aged 66)
Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma, Kuchipudi guru, November 16, 2012
Veenai Sesha Aiyar, musicologist, January 12, 2005
Velayudhan Nair, Krishnanattam exponent, March 7, 2010
Vempati Chinna Satyam, Kuchipudi guru, July 29, 2012 (aged 83)
Venkatalakshamma K, Bharatanatyam guru, July 3, 2002
Venmani Haridas, Kathakali vocalist, September 17, 2005 (aged 59)
Viswanathan T, Professor of Music (brother of Balasaraswathi), September 10, 2002
Visweswaran R, vocalist & composer, June 28, 2007
William Skelton, Colgate University, Sept 23, 2009 (aged 86)
Yagnaraman R, presenter (Krishna Gana Sabha), April 3, 2007 (aged 85)
Zhang Jun, Bharatanatyam & Kathak, January 2012 (aged 79)
Zohra Segal, dancer & actor, July 10, 2014 (aged 102)