ABOUT D.S. AIYYELU
D.S.Aiyyelu, born on 1st October 1927 at Vayalamur near Vandavasi. As a 12-year old boy accompanied by his uncle Narayanaswamy joined Gemini Studios as assistant ‘Kaaja Boy’ to the costume master Ambedkar Ramamoorthy.
In 1946 retrenchment forced them out of the studio and then he found an employment in Ambedkar’s own costume shop. Between 1950 and 1969 he became a personal costumer of Actor Vyjayantimala and accompanied her wherever her performances takes place. Once Vyjayantimala settled down at Madras, he set up his own shop in Kavignar Bharathidasan road for nearly 40 years then he shifted his shop to Nandanam.
Years of dedicated service to the world of dance, special support & wishes to the school
Ranga Mandira : School of performing Arts – 2013
Natya Vasana Visharada
Salangai : Acamedy of Indian classical Arts – 2011
Academy of excellence in bharatanatyam & Kuchipudi, tittled “Tradition – Transition – Transformation”
Saila sudha – 2009
For meritorious services rendered to the society
Siva foundation – 2006