Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala, Artistic Director and Managing Trustee of Kala Pradarshini, celebrated 40 years in dance by honouring her Guru, Krishna Kumari Narendran on 20 January 2019 as part of the Kala Pradarshini Natya Festival. She also honoured all the artists who were associated with her in her 40-year dance journey. They belonged to allied fields like vocal, flute, mridangam, violin, keyboard, costume, make-up, lighting, compering, design and documentation. "lt is a privilege to laud their services on this auspicious day as they have been part and parcel of my years as a performer and teacher. It is an opportunity to salute their hard work and sincerity," says Parvathi. The awards were conferred in the presence of veteran dancer-scholar Padma Subrahmanyam.