Gayathri is well versed in various dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Ottamthullal, Kathakali, and Kathak. She has been performing on various stages in India and abroad from the age of four. She is also a well known Choreographer and owns a dance troupe called Silver Streak in Thiruvananthapuram.
Winner of the dance reality show, ‘Thakadhimi’ (2008) on Asianet, she has anchored programmes on all leading Malayalam television channels as well.She was the one who anchored the Poetry Reality Show Mambhazham in Kairali. She had done anchoring and dance shows for Asianet, Surya, ACV, Kairali, BTV, Kairali We and Doordarshan .
Gayathri Govind has never restricted herself to one dance genre. Trained in the classical dance forms of Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattom and Kuchipudi, she has also learnt Kathak,Ottanthullal, Kathakali, Yakshaganam and Nangiarkoothu. She is also comfortable with the semi-classical style and has choreographed many dance productions for her dance troupe, Silver Streak.
Gayathri Govind is twinkle-toed,her distinctive ability to express all shades of emotion with sensitivity and intuition can be seen in her recitals. She has a galaxy of inspiring Gurus guiding her through different dance forms.Amidst all this, the B.Tech graduate is a busy IT professional.She was working as a Senior Test Engineer in HCL Technologies, Chennai. Also she runs a dance school, named Thakadhimi in Chennai. She is planning to develop her career as a dancer as well as a research fellow.