Smita Rajan is a senior student of Guru Smt. Sunanda Narayanan of the Thillai Fine Arts Academy in Massachusetts. She has been learning bharatanatyam for the past 12 years. She completed her arangetram in 2016, and since then has participated in numerous dance competitions, group productions and workshops in the United States. In 2019, Smita launched a voluntary initiative called "Natya Seva for Seniors". Through this initiative, Smita has been performing Bharatanatyam for seniors in assisted living facilities and senior centers. Smita is a very dedicated student, highly inspired by her teacher and is looking forward to learning further from Guru Sunanda.