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Famous Dances and Dance Personalities of India

Classical Dances and Dance Personalities of India

Famous Dances and Dance Personalities of India

Famous Dances and Dance Personalities of India

India is a land of Art, Culture and Dances. Divided in many states, It has separate flavor in different part of it. Here are few classical dance forms of India, their origin and famous personalities.

1. Bharatnatyam

Origin : Tamil Nadu
Main Reviving Personals : E. Krishna Iyer, Rukmini devi Arindel
Famous Proponents :

    • Yamini Krishnamurthy
    • Lakshmi Vishwanathan
    • Padma Subramaniam
    • Mrinalini Sarabhai
    • Mallika Sarabhai

2. Kuchipudi

Origin : Andhra Pradesh
Main Reviving Personals : Balasaraswati, Ragini devi
Famous Proponents :

    • Radha Reddy And Raja Reddy
    • Yamini Krishnamurthy
    • Indrani Rehman

3. Kathakali

Origin : Kerala
Main Reviving Personals : V. N. Menon
Famous Proponents :

    • Guru Kunchu Kurup
    • Gopinath
    • Kottakal Sivaraman
    • Rita Ganguly

4. Odissi

Origin : Odisha
Main Reviving Personals : Indrani Rehman, Charles Fabri
Famous Proponents :

    • Guru Pankaj Charan Das
    • Kelu Charan Mohapatra
    • Sonal Mansingh
    • Sharon Lowen
    • MYrla Barvie

5. Manipuri

Origin : Manipur
Main Reviving Personals : Raja bhag Chandra, Rabindranath Tagore
Famous Proponents :

    • Nayana
    • Suverna
    • Ranjana and Darshna
    • Guru Bipin Singha

6. Kathak

Origin : Uttar Pradesh
Main Reviving Personals : Lady Leela Sokhey
Famous Proponents :

    • Birju Maharaj
    • Lacchu Maharaj
    • Sitara Devi
    • Damyanti Joshi

7. Sattriya

Origin : Assam
Main Reviving Personals : Shankaradeva
Famous Proponents :

    • Moniram Dutta Muktiyar Barbayan
    • Bapuram Bayan Attai
    • Indira P. P. Bora
    • Pradip Chaliha
    • Anita Sarma
    • Sarodi Saikia
    • Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan
    • Ramkrishna Talukdar
    • Tankeswar Hazarika Borbayan

8. Mohiniattam

Origin : Kerala
Main Reviving Personals : V. N. Menon, kalayani Amma
Famous Proponents :

    • Sunanda Nair
    • Kalamandalam kshmavathy
    • Madhuri Amma
    • Jayaprabha Menon

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