Bangalore Little Theatre

The People

BLT Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees. There are two programme Divisions within the Foundation, Bangalore Little Theatre (BLT) and the newly created Academy of Theatre Arts (ATA). Each has its own management structures, with sufficient connections in planning and practice. The management team seen here is backed by members taking up specific responsibilities. We are delighted to introduce you to our current management team…

Management Team

Vijay Padaki

Convener & Trustee

Sridhar Ramanathan


Abhishek Sundaravadanan


Naveen Tater


Aditye Nair


Archana Kariappa


Murtuza Khetty


Poornima Kannan


Ravi Chari


Board of Trustees

Mr. Arun Balakrishnan

Mr. Arun Balakrishnan is the Chairperson.He was earlier the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

Prof. Vijay Padaki

Prof. Vijay Padaki is the Convener-Trustee and a life member of Bangalore Little Theatre since its inception.He was earlier a member of the founding faculty of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Ms. Sucharita Eashwar

Ms. Sucharita Eashwar is the founder of Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurs. She was earlier the Regional Director of NASSCOM and WEConnect International, supporting women entrepreneurs.

Ms. Revathy Ashok

Ms. Revathy Ashok is the CEO of B-Pac, Earlier she was the CFO in several companies and the Managing Director in India for the US-based Tishman Speyer.

Mr. S. Giridhar

Mr. S. Giridhar is the Registrar of Azim Premji University. He was earlier the director of programmes at Azim Premji Foundation.

Ms. Vijayalatha Reddy

Ms. Vijayalatha Reddy has recently retired from the Indian Foreign Service. She has served as the Indian Ambassador in several countries and as the Deputy Director-General of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

Dr. Sridhar Ramanathan

Dr. Sridhar Ramanathan is the Honorary President of Bangalore Little Theatre. He is an R&D scientist and a playwright too.