Mosalikanti Jaikishore



Born on 5 November 1974 in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, Shri Jaikishore Mosalikanti received his training in Kuchipudi dance under Shri Vempati Chinna Satyam at the Kuchipudi Art Academy.
Shri Jaikishore Mosalikanti has performed widely in major dance festivals within the country and abroad. He has performed many lead roles in the dance productions choreographed by his guru. Shri Jaikishore has choreographed numerous solo as well as group productions and presented them in the major dance festivals such as Konark Dance Festival, Khajuraho Dance Festival and All India Dance Festival. He has also travelled abroad extensively for performances and workshops including the Erasing Borders Festival in New York, U. S. A.
Shri Jaikishore Mosalikanti has received many honours, which include the Natya Vishaarada by the Kuchipudi Art Academy in 1999 and the Yuva Kala Vipanchee by the Vipanchee Trust in 2004. He has taught Kuchipudi dance at the Kuchipudi Art Academy from 1996 to 2006. Presently, he is imparting training in the art form at his dance institution, Shivamohanam in Chennai.
Jaikishore Mosalikanti is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-2014 for his notable talent in the field of Kuchipudi dance.