Guru Smt Thankamani Kutty is one of the foremost exponents and gurus of Bharatanatyam and Mohiniattam.

Along with her husband Guru Shri Govindan Kutty she has greatly popularised South India's rich cultural heritage, not just in Eastern India but all across the world.

Over 10,000 students have flourished under her.

She has choreographed compositions by India's most famous musicians, inventively integrating many dance techniques.

Her troupe has recorded at numerous TV stations in India and abroad.

The world is her stage. Her performances have been critically acclaimed from Dubai to Japan and all across Europe and the Americas.

She has been associated in various capacities with the Country's premier Institutions.

She has been awarded and felicitated many times for her contribution to the development of the performing arts.