National award winning choreographer Siva Shankar who designed and directed songs and forms in several languages including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Tulu, Hindi and Japanese films is awarded Doctorate in arts by Bangalore International Global trust For Peace. The ace choreographer who's been in the game for over 40 years has mastered the art of classical dance fused with filmy forms is humble to say that his entire work belongs to his team.
The choreographer said 'I am blessed to have received such a rare felicitation for a choreographer. When I asked them why me, they said there is a sense of divinity in your movement and serenity in your expression. I thank them for bestowing me with such honor.
Though I have worked in ten language films, I truly belong to Telugu film industry and I wish to act in Telugu films and be seen. I have worked with Raja Mouli's two films Yama Donga and Maga Dheera earlier and hope to work with him again in Bahu Bali too. My kids Ajay and Vijay are also choreographers and trained in both traditional and modern dance forms. I thank my family, my directors and producers for having provided with the opportunities for showing my skill and I pray the God that I breath my last while I am dancing'