Vidu. Smt. DEEPIKA PANDURANGI
She is a native & a resident of Mysore, Karnataka.
She has graduated her B.Com., & M.Com., degrees from the University of Mysore. She also has to her credit a post graduate degree in Bharathanatyam from KSGH university of Music & performing Arts, Mysore.
She is familiar in & around the state as a most sought Anchor Person. She has hither to compered more than 2000 stage programmes of various purport. Her oratory skill along with her extemporary strength has proved herself the Best. Almost all the Pontiffs of Madhwa Cult & eminent personalities like Sri Deshikendra Maha Swamiji of Suttur mutt, Sri Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Mahaswamiji & Sri Bhuvanakeerthi Bhattaraka Mahaswamiji of the Jain Community, Sri Ganapathi Sachidaananda Mahaswamiji of Avadutha Datta Peeta, Sri Veerendra Hegde of Dharmasthala, BharathaRathna Dr. C.N.R. Rao, Supreme Court Chief Justice Retd. Dr. M.N. Venkatachalaiah, renowned scholars, Artists of very high profile, HH the Governor & Hon’ble Chief Minister of the State, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor’s of various Universities have accosted her skill in portraying herself as a Master of Ceremony. Her profluency & command on the language both in Kannada & English is appreciated sincerely.
As an eloquent speaker & a writer Deepika is contributing a lot to the field of Sri HariDasa Saahithya. On a routine basis her discourses & write ups on the subject has gained popularity on all prestigious platforms. Harikathamruthasaara an unique work of Daasavarya Sri Jagannatha Daasaru is her most passionate subject. She is keen & desirous in knowing the perspicacious core of Harikathamruthasaara, the sacred treasure.
Her discourses on various topics pertaining to Culture, Mythology & Heritage of our ancient tradition are aired in all most all the TV channels of Karnataka. She has contributed for more than 1000 episodes on a row.
Her articles on Daasasahitya, in Community monthly magazines like Haridaasavaahini, Vijayasampada & Srisudha has been appreciated by its readers. The style, approach & presentation pattern in her writing has proved the profundity she has in her thoughts.
A dexterous commentator as well, Deepika has orated on various occasions of National & International fame in different Channels. Tirumala Tirupathi Brahmothsava, Mantralaya Aradhanothsava, Mysuru Dasara Jambusavari & many such auspicious occasions.
She is also familiar to the Art lovers as a vocalist rendering Daasa Sahitya in her own tune compositions with high intrinsic emotions. She has to her credit a few CD’s of her Discourses & singing as well. Her singing for Srinivaasa Kalyana, an unique presentation by Srivari Foundation, Bengaluru, has proved to be an energizing & an exhilarating rendering.
Dasa Saahithya Project of Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthana and all most all other reputed Institutions & Associations involved in spreading the divine essence of Daasa Sahithya has invited & involved Deepika considering her contribution for the cause.
Deepika is conferred with the titles “HARI DASA SAHITHYA RATHNA” by HH Sri. Vidyamanoharatheertharu, the pontiff of Sri Vyasararaaja Maha Samsthana.
“DASA SAHITHYA SUVRATHA” by Sri HH Sri. Vidyeeshatheertha Sripadangalu of Sri Bandharakeri Matt.
“ SOMASREE” prashasthi by her Parental dance Institution Sri Umamaheshwara Nrithyakalakshetra, Mysore commemorating Deepika’s achievement in securing the Gold Medal for her dissertation in M.A Bharathanatya, being the topper of the University.
Innumerable prestigious Schools, Colleges & cultural Institutions of the State invite her as a resource person to address the session in various workshops seminars & symposiums with her inspiring & modest flow of deliberation.