Abhishek Ravichandran won 1st place in an international dance competition on the weekend of 27 – 28 April. He competed at the Cleveland Thyagaraja 2019 Bharatanatyam Competition in the Advanced Category. He was given the music at 6.45pm the night before he had to perform and had to choreograph an eight minute piece to perform at 9.30am the following day. He performed with a live orchestra he had never rehearsed with. He is pictured with some of the judges.