Shri Ratheesh babu was introduced to the world of Indian Classical Dance at the age of five hundred the tutelage of GURU
Kalanilayam Krishnan Kutty, Kerala and learned his first steps in Mohiniattam. Then he moved ahead and learned the intricacies of Bharatnatyam and Kuchippudi dance from under the able guidance of Smt. Amritam Gopinath, Aryakalanilayam. Then he moved to Chennai to specialize in Baratnatyam Under the Guidance of Kalaimamani Padmashri Shri Adayar K. Laxman, Chennai.
He has displayed his immense talent performing in all major Sabhas and festivals in India and abroad. A graceful and gifted dancer, Ratheesh Babu is a classicist in the field of Baratnatyam, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam as a dancer, teacher and choreographer. He is the founder Director of "NRITHYATHI KALAKSHETRAM"
School of Indian Classical Dance in Chhattisgarh.
He has also been adored with several prestigious awards from Govt. as well as renowned cultural samithi's. He has staged approximately 700 plus shows both solo and group dances. He has been honoured with many awards and titles