Vijayalakshmi is a world-renowned exponent of Mohiniyattam, a classical south Indian dance form. A choreographer, actress, speaker, feminist, writer and singer, she is the Founder-Director of The Mohiniyattam Institute, Los Angeles, and Artistic-Director of Centre For Mohiniyattam, New Delhi. Vijayalakshmi has been performing around the globe for over four decades.