Profile: Methil Devika

An exponent of Mohiniyattam and Kuchipudi, she is one of the youngest to be impanelled into SPIC MACAY, giving over 125 lecture-demonstrations over the past two years. Devika’s choreographies are well researched and stand out for the freshness and vivacity and thought-provoking themes that are rooted in mythology, Indian tradition and philosophy.

Methil Devika, Exponent of Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi and a Choreographer

She choreographed for the movie Karmayogi.
She worked as a visiting faculty at the Post-graduate and Research Studies in Mohiniyattam at the Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University.

She has also travelled to the USA, Switzerland, Singapore, Persia and to Pakistan LOC giving lecture-demonstrations and performances.
Devika hails from Palakkad, Kerala.


Ustaad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar from the Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2007,
Devadasi National Award from Devadasi Nritya Mandir (Orissa) in 2010 ,
Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademy Award in 2010
NIirod baran award from West Bengal.


Gold medallist for MA(Dance) Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkatta
Gold medallist for MBA, Madras University.
UGC/NET eligibility for lectureship in Performing Arts (Mohiniyattam).


“A lifetime is not needed to learn a dance form, but a lifetime is not enough to make substantial contributions in this area”

Gitamritam speaker in the year 2013.