Shri. Parshwanath Upadhye
A versatile Indian classical dancer, ‘Natya Mayura’ awardee, Parshwanath Upadhye has carved out a niche for himself today as one of the most sought-after male dancers in the country. Winner of eight national awards, an empanelled artist of the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) and an ‘A grade’ artist of the Bangalore Doordarshan Kendra, Parshwanath’s prowess in the field of dance is manifold and extensive. Currently along with his dancer wife Shruti Upadhye, Parshwanath choreographs, directs, produces and presents his work at national and international venues. He also conducts dance workshops and regular as well as advanced training classes in Bharatnatyam under the banner of his dance school ‘Upadhye School of Dance, Bangalore’ and ‘Punyah Dance Company’, Bangalore, India, besides working alongside many reputed dance companies in India and abroad.