On our second episode of Indian Artpreneur, Season 1: Victory against the odds, we speak to Divya Ravi, who is a Bharatanatyam performing artiste and choreographer. Divya is currently based together with her husband Dr. Sharan Subramanian in the United Kingdom. On this episode Divya speaks about her daily routine, working process behind her first solo work Manjari, her love for food and also shares her recipe to crack social media.
This is a story of the quest for excellence.
In 23 years of a passionate relationship with Bharatanatyam, Divya has navigated a career in Marketing while evolving as a sensitive artiste and a respected soloist. A graded artiste of Doordarshan and empaneled with the Ministry of Culture for Festivals of India Abroad and SPICMACAY, Divya has extensively performed at coveted dance festivals in India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Hong Kong, UK and China. Her solo works MANJARI, SARVASYA, POEMS OF LOVE, SAARINI and NARMADA have been lauded for their thought-provoking premise and creative choreography. Divya’s sound technique stems from rigorous formative training under the guidance of Sri. Kiran Subramanyam & Smt. Sandhya Kiran, Dr. Soundarya Srivathsa, and mentoring in Abhinaya under Smt. Bragha Bessel. She is also intensively trained in the Navarasa Sadhana actor training module under Sri G Venu, and she continues to explore her artistic pursuits in the UK, training with Sri. Mavin Khoo.