Pasumarthy Kesava Prasad
Pasumarthy Kesava Prasad born in the year 1952 is a well known Kuchipudi dance Guru from the traditional kuchipudi dance families. His father is illustrious Late Sri Subramanya Sastry who is well revered for female personification roles in Kuchipudi Yakshaganam ad his is grandfather is yet another famous Kuchipudi Yakshaganam artist Late Sri Vedantam Ramakrishnaiah.
Sri Kesava Prasad, has been trained by Guru “Nrityavachaspati” Late Sri Vedantam Parvateesam, Sri P.V.G. Krishna Sarma and Padma Bhushan Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam. He has done is bachelors in Sanskrit, a Certificate & Diploma course on Kuchipudi dance.
Pasumarthy Kesava Prasad had a stint as a Dance assistant in Sri Siddhendra Kalashetram from 1978 to 1983. He has to his credit more than 1800 performances. He has a very majestic voice and his dialogue rendering and diction are well appreciated and captivating. He has enacted various roles in Kuchipuid Yakshaganam like that of Aniruddha, Lord Krishna, Madhavi, Indra, Chandamarkulu, Banasura, Balichakravarthi among others.
He has been an integral part of the entourage of famous kuchipudi yakshaganam artists like that of Late Sri Vedantam Rattaiah Sarma, Late Dr. Chinta Ramanadham, Pasumarthy Venkateswara Sarma, Padmabhushan Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam, Padmasri Dr. Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma.
Currently he is the General Secretary of Akhila Bharata Kuchipudi Natya Kala Mandali, Kuchipudi offering a platform for kuchipudi artists to showcase their talent.
Sri Pasumarthy Kesava Prasad,
Trustee, Ramalingeswara Swamy Devastanam,
KUCHIPUDI 521 136
Movva Mandal, Krishna District,
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Mobile: +91 99496 18846.
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