Ms. Kala – Master, our guest speaker for tomorrow’s meeting (16.09.2020) is a celebrated film choreographer.
A trained classical dancer, Ms. Kala entered the film industry through her brother-in-law, the choreographer Raghuram. Making her debut as an assistant choreographer at the age of 12 in 1982.
She has since worked in over 4000 songs in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Oriya, Bengali, English, Italian and Japanese.
She was handed the opportunity to choreograph the Miss World 1996 Beauty Pageant held at Bangalore for which she received a special award of excellence.
She was awarded the National Film Award for Best Choreography in 2000 for her folk dance sequences in the Malayalam film, Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal.
She also won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Choreographer for her work in Chandramukhi.
She has since gone to specialise in directing dance reality shows, notably Maanada Mayilada, which has finished nine seasons.
Join in tomorrow (16.09.2020) to hear Ms.Kala Master’s experiences starting from a humble background, her challenges as she danced her way to success.
Yours in Rotary
Secretary – 2020-21