A gifted classical Bharatanatyam dancer with many international performances and winner of prestigious awards. Santosh began training under his sister, and father the late Gemini T R Gopalakrishnan Nair (disciple of the legendry Uday Shankar) at the tender age of four. He continued his training with Kalamandiram Shymala Ravindren and Kalakshetra Rekha Sanu (Ex-lecturer of Kalashetra) for 13 years. He then pursued his skill by joining Kalakshetra College of Fine Arts Chennai. Among few, he then got selected to do his postgraduation in Bharatanatyam and Carnatic Vocal. Thereafter he became a guest artist of Kalakshetra and a teacher for two years. Santosh has also learnt Mohiniattam from Kalamandalam Kshemavathy in kerala and Gopika Varma in Chennai.......... Read more