Amritha Alladi graduated from International Baccalaureate Program of Eastside High School, Gainesville, in June 2005. She then joined the Bachelors Program at the University of Florida College of Journalism in Fall 2005. In August 2005, Amritha gave a Bharathanatyam performance at the Holiday Inn West in Gainesville.

One of the unique items that Amritha presented in this performance was “Nadarmudimel”, the snake dance set in raga Punnagavarali. The snake dance is a specialty of Vazhuvoor Ramiah Pillai, and made popular by the great dancer Kamala, his disciple. Amritha has presented this mesmerizing snake dance in many programs in North Central Florida.

Orchestra for the program:
Mrs. Mathura Alladi – Nattuvangam and Vocal
Mrs. Jaya Radhakrishnan – Vocal
Mr. Hariprasad Babu – Mridangam
Mrs. Gomathi Sundaram – Violin
Ms. Lalitha Alladi – MC