Mrinalini Nair (b June 10, 1996), a student of Ramjas School, RK Puram, New Delhi is the first student to pass ‘Kathakali’ exam as an additional subject in the All India Senior School Certificate (Class 12) Exam 2014 conducted by CBSE passing with 97% marks. Mrinalini has been a disciple of Guru Thiruvattar Jagadeeshan, of The International Centre for Kathakali, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi since 2008. Kathakali is a stylized classical dance form of Kerala, normally dominated by male artists.