Latha Krishna

Latha Krishna alias Lata Krishnaswamy is a classical dancer and choreographer with over three decades of stage experience. She is also an editor and director of over 200 short films both fiction and non-fiction. As a writer she has contributed over 100 articles to magazines. She was the script and screenplay writer for several of her films. Krishna has performed lead roles in three television series. She was born in Chennai on 6 November 1969, to , a film historian and veteran documentary film maker and Dr. Mohana Krishnaswamy.
Executive Director
Executive Director of the Media Production house Krishnaswamy associates (p) Ltd based in Chennai, South India and the Video On Demand Platform Indian Imprints that showcases Indian culture to the world.
Classical dancer and choreographer
Latha along with her sister Gita performed her Bharatanatya arrangetram in 1981 tutored by teachers. For over three decades Latha has been choreographing and performing both individually and as a team
Productions choreographed and performed
* SAVITRI - Dance drama based on Shri Aurobindo's classic
*vVAIBHOGAMAE - Dance drama on Four Celestial Weddings
*BHARATIYIN VISWAROOPAM - poet Subramania Bharati's songs
*ROSE OF SHARON - A ballet on the life of Jesus Christ with 20 Dancers
*PAADARAVINDAM THUNAI - a garland of Devotional songs
*GOVINDAM PARAMAANANDAM - The Varied facets of Krishna
*OM MRITYUNJAYA - Shiva, the Celestial Dancer
*SIDDHARTHA - the making of the Buddha
*THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST - a contemporary presentation
*BEYOND TECHNIQUES - a contemporary presentation
Editor and director
Editor and director of six popular television serials- One fiction series for Jaya TV, two fiction series for Doordarshan, Two culture series for Singapore TV-12, and one infotainment series on science awareness  for DD Podhigai. Editor and Director- of over 100 Non- fiction short films including Corporate films (for Tata Consultancy Services, National Mineral Development Corporation, Deutsche Babcock, Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology, Sugal Group) Films on Social issues (for Unicef, DANIDA, Burns Association of India, Dept. of Public Health, Govt. of TamilNadu, ) Advertising (several campaigns for Insurance Regulatory Development Authority, Plan India, Tamil Nadu Rural Development, BSNL) Educational (UGC, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) Science Awareness (Dept. Of Science & Technology) Fund raising Cancer Institute) and Training films (Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Govt. of India, Tamil Nadu Police Department)
Screen Writer
Whose Feature length screenplay titled ‘The Ascent’ was one of three winners in Wildsound international screenwriting contest. Script Writer- for several non-fiction films. Writer - who has contributed a column for a Holistic Life magazine ‘Infinithoughts’  for over ten years.
who has performed lead roles in 3 TV serials produced by Krishnaswamy associates- as princess turned saint Manimeghalai in "UPASANA" based on the Tamil twin classics Silappadhikaram & Manimeghalai; as a star singer in "VISALAM" which traces a matriarchal lineage of four generations of women; as Sister Nivedita, in "SWAMI VIVEKANANDA” based on the life history of the legendary saint from India.
 Screenplay of "The Ascent" written by Latha Krishna was selected as one of three WINNERS in the Canadian Wild Sound International Screenwriting contest.
"WHEN THE GODS DANCE" a TV serial based on Indian classical dance Co- Directed by Latha Krishna, won the CREATIVE EXCELLENCE AWARD from the US International Film & Video Festival, Illinois. 
SAVITRI - a 2-part Dance-Drama Choreographed and Performed by Latha Krishna & Gita won the CREATIVE EXCELLENCE AWARD from the US International Film & Video Festival, Illinois.
OORARINDA RAHASYAM a TV series of short stories won the BRISTOL DRAMA AWARD for the best television production. Produced by Dr. Mohana half the series was Directed by Latha Krishna.

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