Dr. Akila Sathyanarayanan, She is the disciple of Kalaimamani Late. K.N.Packrisamy Pillai & Natya Bhodaga Ratnam Smt. Vijayamalini. Dr. Akila Sathyanarayanan has been educating Bharathanatyam students for the past 41 years. To her credit she has performed around 275 Arangetrams and around 2150 Salangai Poojas. She has also conducted a lot of programs in and out of Tamilnadu and USA. She is also one of the very few masters spreading our tradition and cultural values through Bharathanatyam in ancient Tanjore style among youngsters.