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Sunitha, alternatively known as Kodai Mazhai Vidya and Vidyasree, is a well known Indian classical dancer. She is trained in Bharatanatyam style of dancing. She began dancing at the age of 3 and did her arangetram at the age of 11. She has had the privilege of experiencing the old tradition of 'Gurukul'. She received her training in the Vazhuvoor style of Bharatanatyam from Padmashree Vazhuvoor Ramaiyya Pillai and his son Kalaimamani Vazhuvoor R.Samaraj. To date she has given more than 200 dance recitals all over the world. She has performed dances in many stage shows, all over the world with Amitabh Bachchan, Mamooty, Mohanlal, Vineeth etc. Sunitha owns and serves as artistic director at the Nrithyanjali School of Dance, based in United States. She has enriched the cultural life of the South Carolina by dedicating herself to teaching and performing classical dance over the past ten years. She is born to Venugopal Shivaramakrishnan and Bhuvana at Andhra Pradesh. She is married to Raj in 1996 and has a son, Shashaank born in 1998. She currently resides at South Carolina, United States with family.