Mrs. Sunitha Raj
Mrs. Sunitha Raj, a well-known exponent of Indian Classical dance, received her training in the Vazhuvoor style of Bharathanatyam from world renowned Guru Sri Padmashree Vazhuvoor Ramaiyya Pillai and his son, Sri Kalaimamani Vazhuvoor R. Samaraj. Prior to moving to USA, Mrs. Raj has played a lead role in numerous South Indian movies. She is known as ‘Kodai Mazhai Vidya’ and ‘Vidyashree’ and has paired with stars like Mamooty, Mohan Lal, Jayaram, Ambarish, Anant Nag, Shivraj Kumar and has performed Stage shows with Amitabh Bachchan.
She currently resides in Greenville, SC and is the Artistic Director of Nrithyanjali School of Dance. She has produced and directed Dance Drama Ballets like Ramayana, Shiva Shakti, Sivagamiyin Sabadham, Krishna and Dasavathar.