- Name: Shobhinya Karthikeyan
- Gender: Female
- Languages Performed: English Hindi
Shobhinya Karthikeyan is the Founder and Director of Jayakshethra Arts (An abode of body, mind & soul), which nurtures the talent of more than 100 young budding artists. She is a torch bearer and a dedicated teacher of Kalakshetra’s traditional dance form, Bharathanatyam.
She graduated from Kalakshethra, Chennai and is a Post Graduate in Bharathanatyam (M.F.A), from Bharathidhasan University, Tiruchirappalli. She is also a rank holder of Higher Grade Government Technical examination of Bharathanatyam, Govt of Tamil Nadu.
She has been the mentor in “Salangai Oli “, a competition organised by Mediacorp Singapore in 2009 & 2011 and groomed her mentees to place the winning title. Having sent her students to various competitions, they have done her proud and clinched many awards.
Shobhinya has conducted more than 500 programmes and numerous Arangetrams in many prestigious sabhas in India and Singapore. She is an approved ‘B’ grade artist of Doordharshan Kendra (TV Centre) Chennai.