Dr.Aruna Bikshu Professor, Department of Dance,University of Hyderabad

Dance was her passion, so she took up Kuchipudi at the age of four and represented India in many places across the world. Aruna Bhikshu is a well-known name in theatre arts, and industry as she is considered a benchmark in her field of activity. Aruna Bhikshuis alsoa playwright, director, and actress and has been an acting trainer formany leading Tollywood stars.

She has trained numerous students and stars that have made an impact in the field of Dance and acting. She travelled and lectured widely across the globe and conducted numerous workshops. She has presented number research papers on Indian Dance-Classical and Folk. She has brought in many innovations in the field of Dance and Dance Drama.