Sadhna ,a Grade 10 student studying in Dubai,popularly known as Thangameengal Sadhna is a National award winner 2013 for best child artist for acting in the movie Thangameengal.She is also a Tamilnadu State award winner for the same. Apart from this she has won the most prestigious National award ‘Shiekh Hamdan Award ‘ for Distinguished Student 2016 for academic excellence and all round excellence.She has also won many other awards like SIIMA award ,Radio Mirchi Award and many more.Currently Sadhna is doing her second film ‘Peranbhu’ with Actor Mammooty Directed by Director Ram.
Ms.Sahana ,Sadhna’s elder sister and student of VIT University is a trained carnatic singer and is learning carnatic music from Sri sherthalai Sivakumar (professional violinist and faculty in Kalakshetra institute)and was fortunate to complete her arangetram in 2013 in Bharathiya Vidya bhavan,chennai under his guidance.She has won many prizes and awards in chennai as well as in Dubai for her talent in singing. She was the Sangeet Samraat winner 2014 in UAE conducted by Vibgyor Events.She has given many soul stirring concerts in Dubai as well as in Chennai.She is now a member of the VIT Music Club representing her University. She is also a talented classical bharathanatyam dancer and has been a part of all the dance drama productions choreographed by her dance Guru and Mother Smt.Lakshmi Venkatesh.She was a part of the Theatre Club during her school in Chettinad Vidyashram .These experiences has helped her to understand the techniques of singing for a dance concert.
Sri Paadham Academy of Dance will host Sadhna’s bharathanatyam dance arangetram which is scheduled on 13th of August 2017 at Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan ,Mylapore,Chennai between 10am to 1 pm.
Mother and Guru of Sadhna -Mrs.Lakshmi venkatesh is a professional bharathanatyam dancer and teacher
Eminent Chief Guests
· Sri Nalli kuppusamy Chettiar
· Tamil film Director Ram
· Kalaimamani Smt Revathi sankaran
· Veenai Vidwan Sri Rajesh Vaidhya.
· Director Visu
· Mr.Vishwanathan-chancellor VIT University.