Vishal Krishna



Shri Vishal Krishna was born on 16th May 1991 at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh into a family of artists. He received his initial training in Benaras Gharana of Kathak dance under the tutelage of his grandmother, Smt. Sitara Devi, legendary He has also received training in the art form under his father Shri Mohan Krishna. He is a recipient of scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and also holds a fellowship from the Sanskriti foundation.
Shri Vishal Krishna has performed in the prestigious dance festivals such as Khajuraho festival, Malhar festival, Chakradhar Samaroh, Gopi Krishna festival, Anubhuti festival, Kathak Mahotsav, Virasat festival, Sankat Mochan festival, Swarmangesh, Taj Mahotsav among others.
He has also travelled extensively outside India, to perform in prestigious dance festivals such as the Festival of India in China. He has received several Awards and honours including the Pt. Birju Maharaj Sangeet Samriddhi Samman.
Shri Vishal Krishna is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2015 for his notable talent in the field of Kathak dance.