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Gullapudi Raman Kumari – dancer, dance educator and choreographer in Odissi and Odisha folk

A Dancer and Dance Pedagogue Gullapudi Raman Kumari, born 1980, lives in Hyderabad. She is a dancer, dance educator and choreographer in Odissi ,odisha folk and other. Born and brought up in the eastern state of Odisha. And one of the rare dancers who strongly believes “Dance is Life and Life is to Dance". She was initiated to the art of Odissi when she was barely 7 years old. She had her early training und ...

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Astha Dixit, a unique exponent of Sufi Kathak

Astha Dixit is a Kathak Danseuse who has touched the arts of people all over the world. She uses this age old art form to speak the language of the soul. Through her dance she she expresses poetry, emotion and the relationship of love with the Divine. Her stage presence has a unique quality to pull and carry the audience into her dance and take them on a journey of the heart . Graceful and precise in her mo ...

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Pt. Krishan Mohan Maharaj – a renowned Guru in Kathak

Pt. Krishan Mohan Maharaj, who is the 7th generation in a family of great galaxy of kathak heroes, is the eldest son of Padmashri  Pt. Shambhu Maharaj. He belongs to the illustrious Kalka-Bindadin Gharana of Lucknow. In his own life, Pt. Krishan Mohan Maharaj has served the ancient Kathak tradition for more than 50 years, starting to perform alongside his father from a tender age of 8 years. He received rig ...

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Kajal Sharma, a wonderful promoter of Kathak in India and Abroad

Kajal Sharma is a great exponent of Kathak. An ardent disciple of Pandit Birju Maharaj Ji, she is a wonderful promoter in India and abroad. " I was born in Agra into a family where dance wasn't considered a suitable pastime for girls, let alone a suitable career", she starts. But Kajal started to dance before she could talk, say the Sharma family, and being the youngest, she was indulged.At age three, she m ...

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Leena Malakar Vij, an exponent of Kathak Dance [Jaipur Gharana]

Leena MalakarVij is an accepted performer in the region of Kathak Dance [jaipur gharana] and was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. She got her initiation in Kathak during her school time under the tutel is an accomplished dancer smt. Honey shrestha back home. Under the promotion of The Govt. of Nepal she got India Council for Cultural Relation (I.C.C.R) scholarship to India. Here, she has learnt the essence of Kath ...

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Vyjayanthi Kashi – Kuchupudi Exponent and a great promoter

Dancer par excellence Vyjayanthi Kashi’s career spans over an impressive spectrum of performance, choreography, teaching, acting, research and organizing. Her works has been featured in several National and International festivals round the globe in around 18 countries.Vyjayanthi is a frequent presenter at international dance conferences and symposia. Her film and television credits include documentaries an ...

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Debamitra Sengupta, an eminent exponent of Odissi

Debamitra Sengupta, eminent Odissi exponent from India, a senior disciple of Late Padmavibhushan Guru Kelu Charan Mahapatra, has been appreciated both as a performer and choreographer in the field of classical Odissi dance in the country and abroad for the last couple of decades. She also honed her skills under the able guidance of Late Padmashree Sanjukta Panigrahi and Smt Sutapa Talukdar. Debamitra is an ...

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Manisha Gulyani – a traditional Kathak dancer of Jaipur style

Manisha Gulyani - Hailing from a city resplendent with culture, creed and colour of Indian ethos seeped in true Rajput tradition - Jaipur, Manisha always harboured a penchant for Indian Classical dance. Kathak engulfed her in its fold at a very young age when she joined Jaipur Kathak Kendra. But she had her true calling when she was blessed by the noted exponent of Kathak, the principal Heir of traditional ...

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Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala – a leading proponent of Bharatanatyam , Director of Kala Pradarshini

Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala is a leading proponent of Bharatanatyam, which is a South Indian classical dance form that has its pedigrees deep rooted in Indian history. Parvathi’s profound understanding, ardent devotion and relentless practice of this intricate art form have earned her an exceptional name in the fraternity of performing arts. Her multi-faceted persona, comprising that of a vibrant Performer, a ...

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Padmasree Sobha Naidu , the most outstanding exponents and unique promoter of Kuchipudi Dance

Padmasree Sobha Naidu, today is one of the most outstanding exponents of Kuchipudi Dance.Her greatness lies in her total dedication to the exacting genre with classical base. A fiercely un compromising purist, she is highly imaginative with a sense of deep involvement but without losing contact with contemporary taste and sensibilities. She has been Principal ofKuchipudi Art Academy at Hyderabad since 1980. ...

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