Our Members

Raghu Srinivasan - President

A Post Graduate in Engineering. Presently working as an Implementation’s Manager at a Leading Software Development Company at Hyderabad. Has a lot of enthusiasm and interest in the knowledge addition through Visual arts for the school going children.

Padmini R - Director

Chief Editor of Puhalika Patrika- A Digital Puppetry Magazine -2019-till date

One of the Editors of  Sanrakshan-A Natural biodiversity –E magazine 2022-till date

General Secretary UNIMA Puppeteers Trust, India- 2023-2025

Senior Fellowship in Puppetry, Ministry of Culture, India- 2021-22

Swachhta Saarathi Fellowship - SSF2021-22 - Waste to Wealth mission under Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

STREE 2021 Kshamata Innovation Foundation, Bengaluru

Recipient of Tata Fellowship in Folklore 2012-2013

an M.Phil in Sociology, Postgraduate in Social Work, P.G. Diploma in Women's Studies, having long associated with cultural & art forms acquired vast knowledge and versatile expertise. Characterized by strong enthusiasm, envisaged and passionately striving to bring-in radical changes into the training methodology for imparting knowledge to learners. Being a Founder Member and Director is very instrumental in setting up this organization in order to accomplish the envisaged objectives of imparting knowledge and skills through unique and innovative training methodology by effectively synchronizing theater art forms such as Puppetry with education, as "Educational Puppetry".

D.B.Patil - Scientist

Post Graduate in Physics and working with Aviation Research Centre.

Currently based in New Delhi.

Roopa D.Patil

Post Graduate in Mathematics and is a Teacher based in New Delhi.

T.Rangarajan - Retired Senior Officer

S.C Railways Hubli. Expert in Five Indian Langauges, Translator, Drama Artists, AIR -Dharwad Artist, Has more than 20 years of experience in Theatre and Radio.

R. Vijayaraghavan - Director Finance,

M.B.A, LL.B , Karnatak University Blue in Cricket, Working in Angola, South Africa.

S K Rangarajan

Editor of Puthalika Patrika

Dr. Anirudh Srinivasan

A.Neeraja Rajkumar

Beautician and Volunteers and works towards the betterment of Education / Community Development.


Businessman and Volunteers and works towards the betterment of Education and Community Development.

Smt Aruna Gowlikar

Social worker, volunteers and works towards the betterment of Education and Community participation.

Ms. Archana Gowrikar - MBA Travel and Tourism

Volunteers and works with children education and art orientation.

Ms. Shailaja Gowrikar - Masters in Health and Care

Volunteers and works with children education and art orientation.

Smt. Lakshmi Rajgopal

Senior Stenographer State Bank of Mysore, Hubli.

Smt. Padmaja Krishnamachari

Home Maker, Hyderabad

Smt.Sudha Neelamraju

Volunteer and stage designer.

Honorary Advisory Board Members

Ms. Sahana Hombali

Enterpreneur and Founder of Sahana's Creations from Hubballi, Karnataka State India in the Honorary Advisory Board Member

Mr. V. Shashikumar

Scientist and Director of Ananth Technologies Ltd, Hyderabad

Dr. Pavani

Child Specilist, Educationist and Trainer.

Interested individuals, art teachers and associates of theatre arts can register to actively participate in all events of Sphoorthi Theatre.

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