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Richa Srivastava, Kathak Exponent and one of the leading dancers of Nupur Zankar ensemble

Richa Srivastava, Grade ‘B’ artist of Doordarshan, hailing from family with interests in acting, with his actor father Shri. Rakesh Dagg,  is a Senior disciple of Guru. Smt. Shila Mehta. She has been one of the leading dancers of Nupur Zankar ensemble and has served as a Faculty member for 2yrs, who has performed Solos in many prestigious dance festivals in India. She currently holds the position of Artisti ...

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Alakananda – Kathak Dancer and Choreographer, Director of AIPA

ALAKNANDA – KATHAK DANCER & CHOREOGRAPHER Alaknanda, born in a family where education is blended with music, has the inborn talent of music and rhythm. Her advance training is imparted by Guru Munna Lal Shukla who has infused in her the poetic essence of the dance form. She has also been awarded the National Scholarship by the MINISTRY OF CULTURE. She is an empanelled artist of Indian Council for Cultur ...

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Anita Sharma, an accomplished and versatile Sattriya Dance Maestro

Anita Sharma is an accomplished and versatile Sattriya artist who has conquered an enviable place in the world of Satriya, an exquisite dance form of Assam. She has devoted herself to learn Satriya dance under Padmashree Nrityacharya Jatin Goswami and has compelling and arresting stage presence with a rare combination of intensity and spontaneity. Her interest in dance was nutured at an early age by her par ...

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Ramyani Roy – a unique Kathakali Exponent from Kolkata

Ramyani Roy started dancing at a very tender age of four years under the supreme guidance of Smt. Mamta Shankar, renowned actress choreographer. Her natural inclination towards dance gave her the direction to nurture in the field of creative dance. Alongside creative dance she started taking lessons in Indian Classical dance like Kathakali and Bharatnatyam under the guidance of rewound Guru Sri Kalamandalam ...

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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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Haimanti Basu, an exponent of Odissi in USA

Haimanti Basu, who was born into a cultured Bengali family where music and dance was an integral part of the family. She received her initial training from her sister Baishali Mitra, an exponent in BharatNatyam. She did her training in different dance form for several years from CLT at Kolkata. She also took dance training for few years from Smt Chaya Halder. She performed in various group stage shows at Ko ...

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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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Mom Ganguly – a great exponent of Mohiniyattam

Mom Ganguly - a great exponent of Mohiniyattam Mom Ganguly is an extremely talented classical dancer, who was born into a cultured Bengali family where music and dance was nurtured by the elders of the family. Having received her initial training from guru Shakti Nag, and later Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam from Guru Thankamani Kutty in Calcutta, she did her ARANGETRAM in 1988 and performed widely in Kolka ...

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Emelee Ghosh – one of India’s foremost Kathak Dancer

Emelee Ghosh - one of  India's foremost Kathak Dancer Kathak is the major classical dance form of northern India. The word kathak means “to tell a story”. These bards, performing in village squares and temple courtyards, mostly specialized in recounting mythological and moral tales from the scriptures, and embellished their recitals with hand gestures and facial expressions. It is derived from the dance dra ...

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