Shalu Menon is a Bharathanatyam dancer and well known cine artist. She is a very senior disciple of Padmabhushan Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam renowned Indian classical dancer.
She grew up in an atmosphere of music and dance and her formal training started when she was five years old under her grandfather Natyacharyan Sri Tripunithura Aravindakasha Menon. Shalu has also been under the guidance of the eminent Dancer Regatta Girija. Embellished here talents through training from guru’s Mrs.Chitra Visweswaran,Mr.Venkitesh, RLV Pradeep & Nandankode Vinayachandran.
Apart from her dance she is a talented choreographer too. Shalu Menon received innumerable accolades for her outstanding talent in classical dance.
She is the Principle & Chief Faculty in 'Jayakerala School of Performing Arts', A Cultural Organization dedicated to promote classical Indian Dance and Music in Kerala.
• Member, Central Board of Film Certification, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
• Member ATMA
• Asian Television Award for the year 2008-09
• Performed Dance in -USA, UAE, UK, OMAN, QATAR, BAHRAIN, SINGAPORE, MALASYIA
• First Prize Winner Mohiniyattom and Kerala Nadanam – Kerala State Youth Festivals