Mrs. Kshitija Kasaravalli - a Bharatanatya and Kuchipudi performer was born in Kasaravalli family having members well - known nationally and internationally in the field of Film, Stage, Music, Literature and photography. She has been into the dance field for more than 2 decades. Initially she started learning Bharatanatya dance under Guru Dr. Geetha Ananthanarayan and later persuaded under Karnataka Kalashree Guru B. Bhanumathi. She has learnt Bharatanritya (Karanas) from Guru (Late) Smt. Sundari Santanam (disciple of Padmabhushan Dr. Padma Subramanyam). She learnt Kuchupudi from Smt. Dharani T Kashyap and at present pursuing under Guru Smt. Sudha Sridhar. She has built name for apt and finesse Abhinaya (facial expression) and neat Nritta.
She won Pratibha Puraskar in Bengaluru and won awards like Naatya Tarang Award - Vishakapatnam, Kala Jyoti Award - Nanded, Natya Choodamani Award - Hyderabad, Natya Kala Bharathi Award - Chennai and Nritya Bibhushan Award - Cuttack
She is the artistic Director of Bengaluru based Nritya Kshithi School of Dance.