|Padmaja Dharnipragada has been studying Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi nearly all of her life, and is the disciple of the renowned masters
"Padmasree Bharatakalaprapoorna" Dr.Nataraja Ramakrishna, "Padmabhushans" Sri Raja and Radha Reddy, Smt.Gidugu Visalakshi and Dr.Uma
Rama Rao. Padmaja's precise yet graceful and subtle movements are a true reflection of these beautiful dance forms. Padmaja, a totally dedicated
artist who never settles for mediocrity has carved a niche in the propagation of Indian Classical Dance. Padmaja commenced her artistic career at the
age of six and performed her Arangetram at the age of twelve. Padmaja continues to be recognized for her stellar contributions to arts, dance, and
cultural / social activities in India and the United States of America.