Shakthi School of Kuchipudi Dance where traditional Kuchipudi is trained in its pure form was established in 2013. Chandralekha, the dancer/guru, is a prominent and recognized dancer among the young Kuchipudi dancers in India. She is the senior disciple of the renowned Kuchipudi dancers and gurus, Kalaimamani Sri. Madhava Peddhi Murthy & Smt. Anupama Mohan. Winner of National Scholarship by govt. of India, B-grade artist of DD, National awards in Kuchipudi dance, performance in major national dance festivals across India are her credits. Through Shakthi she intends to generate inclination in the younger generation towards Indian classical art forms. She is committed to promote the much beautiful classical dance.