Harinie Jeevitha

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Harinie Jeevitha
Harinie Portraying the dance of Shiva
Born (1995-01-16) 16 January 1995 (age 26)
OccupationBharatanatyam dancer,
Years active2005–present
Known forYoung Classical Dancer, Chennai

Harinie Jeevitha (Tamil: ஹரிணி ஜீவிதா; born 16 January 1995) is a dancer, Bachelor of Literature, choreographer and an Indian Classical dancer. The disciple of Smt Sheela Unnikrishnan of Sridevi Nrithyalaya, she started dancing at the young age of six in the Melattur style of Bharathanatyam (Bharatanatyam).[1]

Critics and connoisseurs have applauded her for bringing depth, passion and spontaneity into her work. Harinie Jeevitha is a dancer conferred with Bal Shree title from National BalBhavan, 2009.[2] She has performed in major festivals in India and has also displayed her talent in many cultural capitals of the world.

Awards & Choreographies[edit]

  • Was awarded the Balashree title from National BalBhavan, 2010[2]
  • Won the Excellency Award by the VDS Arts Academy
  • Received Ranjani Rajan Award as the Best Dancer
  • Got the 1st prize at the Classical Duo (with Archana Raja) and the 2nd at the Classical Solo dance contests of Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh (Pune, 2009)
  • Got the 1st prize in the final round of Konjum Salangai dance competition series by Doordarshan TV (Podigai), 2008
  • Won the 1st prize (Feb 2008) and 2nd prize (2009) in the all-India level (mixed age group) Bharatanatyam * competition in Hyderabad organized by Navya Nataka Samiti
  • Won the 1st prize in the all-India level Bharatanatyam competition in Bangalore (2008) conducted by Gopinath Das Nyasa
  • Won the 1st prize in Thaka-Dhimi-Tha, a dance competition show conducted by Jaya TV
  • Won the 1st prize in Bharathanatyam dance contest conducted by Sivan Arts Academy (2005)
  • Won the 1st prize in the junior category at the Bharatanatyam contest by Concern India in 2009
  • Won the Best Bharatanatyam Dancer 2007 Award in the Junior Category from the Auroville Cultural Exchange
  • Prize from Kanaka Sabha (Mumbai) in all-India Level Competition
  • Prizes in Jawahar Bala Bhawan (Tamil Nadu) state- and Chennai district- level competitions
  • 1st prize in the Jaya Vidya Learning Centre's Bharata natyam contest
  • Received the YGP Golden Jubilee Award as the "Best Actor" is also a recipient of the Bharat Kalachar scholarships for dance for 2004 - 2010
  • has already participated in the professional dance productions, such as Anita Ratnam's Arangham Dance Theatre's productions in New Delhi


  1. ^ "The Madras Music Academy Dance Festival - Day 5". Narthaki.
  2. ^ a b "Drama and Bhakti that keep up with rhythm".


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