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Eminent Kuchipudi dancer Shobha Naidu passes away


  • Well-known Kuchipudi classical dancer and Guru, Shobha Naidu passed away in Hyderabad, She was 59. 
  • A disciple of eminent Guru Vempati Chinna Satyam, Shobha Naidu performed with her guru's troupe across the world and brought laurels to the country. 
  • In recognition of her services, the Government of India presented her Padma Shri Award in 2001. 
  • Thousands of her disciples are now practising and performing Kuchipudi classical dance forms world over.