A Passion for Dance

A Passion for Dance

Yamini Krishnamurti

A multifaceted artist, Krishnamurthy received many awards for her work, including the Padma Shri (1968), the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1977), and the Padma Bhushan (2001). The title of Asthana Narthaki (“Resident Dancer”) was bestowed upon her by the Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam temple. She published an autobiography (with Renuka Khandekar), A Passion for Dance: An Autobiography, in 1995.



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