Famous Kuchipudi dancer Sobha Naidu dies in Hyderabad hospital


Famous Kuchipudi dancer Sobha Naidu died this morning in a hospital in Hyderabad (File)


Famous Kuchipudi dancer Sobha Naidu, recipient of Padma Shri and many other awards, died today in Hyderabad.

Sobha Naidu, who was in her sixties, was undergoing treatment in a private hospital. She died around 1 a.m. this morning, sources close to her told the Press Trust of India news agency.

The main achievements of Sobha Naidu include the choreography and presentation of the ballets Vipranarayana, Kalyana Srinivasam and many others, in which she was the main protagonist and performed various roles like Satyabhama, Devadevaki, Padmavathi, Mohini, Sai Baba and the goddess Parvati which earned him great appreciation.

As a guru (teacher), she has trained a number of Indian and foreign students.

His performances have also won awards abroad.

She has presented a series of performances in different venues in the United States and has also performed in countries including the United Kingdom.

Besides the Padma Shri, she has received a number of awards, including from the government of Andhra Pradesh and several well-known organizations.

The Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrasekhar Rao, mourned the death of Sobha Naidu and recalled that she was an outstanding artist of Kuchipudi, known for her interpretation of Satyabhama and Padmavathi. He conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family, according to an official statement.

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