Odissi

Renowned Dancers Dazzle Audiences at .FEST

Bhubaneshwar: The ongoing .FEST (Bhubaneshwar City Festival) continues to offer audiences a one of a kind experience with visitors attending in thousands every day. Day 5 presented a sensational dance production by Odissi exponent – Aruna Mohanty, recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award and many more to her name. The renowned performer and teacher wowed […]



What I Don’t Know about Sanjukta Panigrahi | Part Two | 1958 – 1985

By Donovan Roebert ‘The next seven years were a trial of strength for her. Financial troubles, child births, marital discord … everything followed one after the other…’ I suppose many dancers have been in the situation where the mother-in-law wants them to give up dancing and the husband acquiesces through weakness. Then everything may well come […]



Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016 for 3 Odias

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Three well-known artists from Odisha to get Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards in their respective fields.  Odissi dance guru Ratikant Mohapatra, playwright and director Prof. Satyabrata Rout and Pala artist Laxmidhar Rout have been selected for the prestigious Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2016. The selected artiste will be conferred the award […]