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Shobha Naidu (Dancer) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 14, 2020

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Short Biography

Shobha Naidu was born in 1956 in Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. She was an Indian Dancer & Choreographer who was known for her performance in Kuchipudi dance form.

Other Name: Shobha, Sobha Naidu, Kuchipudi Sobha
Other Professions: Choreographer

Shobha Naidu Complete Bio & Career

Shobha Naidu was born in 1956 in Andhra Pradesh. She was widely known as the dancer and had a specialization in the Kuchipudi dance form. She completed her studies at Queen Mary’s College.  Vempati Chinna Satyam was her master who helped her to master her skills in Kuchipudi. She started practicing dancing from a very young age. She also had formed her own dance group and used to perform in different parts of India and Abroad.
As a dancer, her excellence was in Satyabhama and Padmavati. Besides performing with a group, she used to give solo performances also. Kuchipudi art academy also selected her as its principal. She used to impart training to younger students in the academy. She also taught dancing to school students for almost 30 years. School also celebrated her achievements. Various dance dramas were also choreographed by her. Krishna Gana Sabha also honored her with the Nritya Choodamani title. In her career, she has choreographed around 80 solo dance performances and 15 Ballets. 
She was such a great dancer that she was admired all over the world and not just in India. She also had the honor to represent India at various cultural events held in Syria, Turkey, and the U.K. she in her career was awarded the Padma Shri award in 2001.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2001 Arts

She received Padma Shri in 2001.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She died at the age of 64 on 14-10-2020 in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India.

DEATHDAY 14 October,2020 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Hyderabad, Telangana

Shobha Naidu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Venkanna Naidu (engineer) & Sarojini Devi. She had two younger sisters. She was married to Mohan & had a daughter named Anju.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School N/A
College Queen Mary's College, Chennai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Dancing, Singing & Cooking
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website
Dance Guru Sri Vempati Chinna Satyam


Favorite Color Red
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shobha Naidu

  • She died on 14 October 2020 in Hyderabad.
  • She choreographed around 80 dance performances both in India and in Abroad.
  • She trained more than 1500 students with classical dance.
  • In 2001, she was honored with Padma Shri award by the Government of India.