Noted dancer Padma Shri award winner K. Sobha Naidu will be presented with the title ‘Viswa Vikhyata Naatya Kala Tapasvi’ at the valedictory of the two-day Sathyabhama Yuva Nruthyotsav, being organised by the Natraj Music and Dance Academy (NMDA) here on Thursday.

Dr. Sobha Naidu will be taken in a procession from Maddilapalem junction to Kalabharathi auditorium in a specially decorated horse-drawn carriage. She would be taken into the auditorium by NMDA artistes in a palanquin.

The award would be presented to her by Minister for Infrastructure and Investments Ganta Srinivasa Rao and NMDA founder Battina Vikram Goud. Budding Kuchipudi dancers would perform ‘pada pushpabhishekam’ to Dr. Shoba Naidu for her immense contribution to dance. Dancers who wish to participate in this programme should register their names on mobile no. 94902 63115.