List of Famous Odissi Dancers


Odissi dance is not only popular in Orissa but also throughout India and abroad; people love to watch this dance form. Here is a list of those performers who made this culture famous all over the world.

History of Odissi Dance

Odissi Dance is one of the most beautiful and classical Indian dance styles. It has been said that it is almost two thousand year old dance form. During the older days the dance was referred as "ODRA-NRITYA".

List of Famous Odissi Dancers

Some of Famous and popular Odissi Dancers are:
1. Sonal Mansingh
2. Jhelum Paranjape
3. Mayadhar Raut
4. Gangadhar Pradhan
5. Leana Citaristi
6. Leena Mohanty
7. Chitra Krishnamurti
8. Bijayini Satpathy
9. Madhavi Mudgal
10. Hare Krishna Behera
11. Sanghamitra Singh
12. Niharika Mohanty
13. Madhumita Raut
14. Gayatri Khuntia
15. Kum Kum Mohanty
16. Meera Das
17. Surendranath Jena
18. Aloka Kanungo
19. Shagun Butani
20. Vani Madhav


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