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Smt Indra Roy - D1078

Discipline: Bollywood - Hindi Filmy Dance, Kathak


I am a B-Grade Kathak artist of Doordarshan Kolkata and currently one of the senior disciples of Nrityashiromani Guru Bandana Sen.I started dancing at an early age of 6 when I took admission in Nehru Children’s Museum and started training under Sri Sandip Banerjee who taught me the basics of Kathak, taals, laykaris etc. I have also been under the honourable tutelage of eminent Kathak artists such as Sri Bacchan Lal Mishra, Chetna Jalan for quite a time. I have also participated in workshops of honourable Kathak artists such as Smt. Rani Karnaa, Amita Datta.

I have done my Masters from Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkata and during my college days, I was chosen to perform as a background dancer in a Bengali movie Abbajan starring Ranjit Mallick, Chumki Chowdhury and also in Jangalpahari starring Bina Roy. Starting with my professional achievements, I have secured the distinction position in senior diploma examination at All India Youth Festival organised by Prayag Sangit Samiti Allahabad in the year 1986.I have performed in cultural festivals abroad for Indian Embassies in Cambodia,Vietnam etc and in Indian festivals as International Puri Dance Festival, Gurudham Festival (Varanasi),Kolkata Kala Utsav,Nritarghya Dance Festival(Shantiniketan),27th Annual Classical Music Conference(Diamond Harbour)etc. 

I have also been a teaching faculty in D.A.V Public School and currently a verified tutor in online learning platform,UrbanPro.Com carrying the experience of teaching students in one-one class as well as online, ranging students from age 8 years.I also hold weekly classes in my institute.It includes maximum interaction with the students so that they are able to know the purpose of learning and its in-depths.