BHARATAKALANJALI  is very proud to announce that one of our alumni K.Sarveshan ( South Africa)  has been awarded the first prize and best dancer award form the Madras Music Academy this year performing in the "SPIRIT OF YOUTH"  festival. This is considered a very prestigious award for a professional artiste competing with equally qualified male and female Bharatanaatyam artistes. He will be receiving the honour on 3rd January 2018 during Academy's annual Naatya festival. The Music Academy honours the Naatyaachaarya of the recipient also with certificate.
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Dhananjayans featured in the first edition of ‘Conversations’ of www.whitecloudbrands.com

DIVYA DEVAGUPTAPU, Bharatakalanjali alumni and the prime disciple of The Dhananjayans is adjudged and declared as the OUTSTANDING DANCER  in the  MUSIC ACADEMY MID YEAR DANCE FESTIVAL 2017.She will be awarded this BEST BHARATANAATYAM ARTISTE of the year 2017 on the Academy's Naatya festival inaugural day on 3rd January 2018.

Vodafone Ad Couple’s Relationship Advice
- KS Rajasekar, happymarriages.com,  June 2017

"It's always crucial to get the right cast": Prakash Varma on shooting with the Dhananjayans
- Suraj Ramnath , afaqs, May 16, 2017
Last week, when we decided to interview Shanta and V.P. Dhananjayan - the lead pair in Vodafone's latest campaign - they were 'that cute couple'. But now, just a few days after our story was published, they've transformed into 'Dhananjayans, the actors', buzziest faces of Indian ad-land, who've been interviewed across most leading papers of the country. Our interview with Vodafone's 'Asha' and 'Bala' has fetched around 23,000 shares in less than five days and continues to gather digital moss.

Meet The Dhananjayans: Opening Minds & Winning Hearts
- Reshmi Chakraborty,  Silver Talkies, May 29, 2017

 Tale of aged couple growing young together
- Nishadh Mohamme, May 14,2017, dtnext.in

Latest admiration and blessings  from the grand old PVK Maama. A beautiful poem we want to share with all !!!
This entry into the make believe world of ADS.
Only ADDS to the already abundant ADULATION
May it always remain, ADVANTAGE Dhananjayans
All these will, ofcourse, remain only ADJUNCT to  Abhinaya
With love and blessings from an ADMIRING P V K

The incredible adventures of the Dhananjayans
- Lavanya Narayanan, The Hindu, May 12, 2017


Meet Padma Bhushan awardees turned Vodafone actors: Shanta and Dhananjayan
- Suraj Ramnath , afaqs, May 11, 2017
These Bharatnatyam dancers have become the new faces of Vodafone

MakeTheMostOfNow - Together!
Loving and relating, in the present continuous, are what make Life beautiful!
- AVIS Viswanathan

THE DHANANJAYANS in Vodafone new ad series | IPL 2017

Natyarangam presented an interesting discussion peppered with impromptu demos on OUR KALAKSHETRA DAYS by three stalwart dancers-gurus at Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, Chennai, on March 19, 2017. It was a lively discussion with the stalwarts sharing experiences of their golden days in Kalakshetra when it was in Adyar. The moderator was S. Janaki of Sruti magazine.

Those were the days! - Report, narthaki.com

Wandering Artist - Season 1 - session 3 - 11th March 2017 - 
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Korattur Malayalee Sowhrudavedi, a socio-cultural organization operating from Korattur presents the STREE RATNA AWARD 2017  to Shantha Dhananjayan  during the Women’s Day Celebration on 12th March 2017 at the Bhaktavatsalam school premises.

The Dhananjayans were bestowed with Rotary award of 'For the Sake of Honor'  towards their immense contribution in the field of performing arts by Rotary Club of Madras Central on February 27, 2017, 6.30pm at Hotel Hyatt, Teynampet, Chennai.

The Dhananjayans' grand son Samartha (9 years) in Ramanatakam on January 1, 2015 for Naadabrahmam Art Festival - his debut appearance.

Here is the link for Samartha's monkey business !!!!..

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