14 year old K.S.Nishreya Varalaksmi got her initial training in Bharatanatyam from Kalaimamani Smt. Indra Rajan for more than two years. After that she continued her learning under the guidance of Smt. Deepa Sadasivam Kalpaviraksha. She did her Rangapravesam on 14th of September 2018 with a solo performance at Vani Mahal, Chennai. Simultaneously she learn Mellatur bani with Guru Dr. S. R. Ravichandran. Since June 2019, she has been learning under the guidance of Guru C.V. Kumaresanraj, disciple of Sri C.V Chandreasekar and waiting for her Arangetram in 2020.
Nishreya has performed at Chidambaram Natyanjali Festival in 2018 with Guru Smt. Deepa Sadasivam. She gave a solo performnce in August 2018 in Malarum Mottum Program with Doordarshan. She also performed in Bridge Academy Monthly Concert in Sep 2018. Nishreya has given solo performances in various temples in Tamilnadu, Delhi Tamilsangam, Natayanjali’s National and International Dance festival in ICCR, Calcutta, 366 days 71st day solo performance, TIFA record events (World Record), NADHAM, dance festival in Kerala to name a few.
Her unique dance style is a sincere result of her undying passion, self-motivation and dedication towards Bharatanatyam and creating a unique voice and style in Bharatanatyam.
Nishreya is also a good Badminton Player with State level Certificattion and a Chess Champion. She is learning Nathuvangam too. She is the daughter of Kesavaraja Balakrishnan, Director, Jayakrishna Arts Kodambakkam, Chennai.