KELUCHARAN MOHAPATRA

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KELUCHARAN MOHAPATRA

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Address:  Puri, Odisha


Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra was an Indian classical dancer, guru, and proponent of Odissi dance, who is credited for the revival of the classical dance form in the 20th century. He is the first person to get Padma Vibhushan from Odisha.

Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra (born 8th January 1926 – 7th  April 2004) Raghurajpur, Puri, Odisha, India along with his wife, also a dancer Laxmipriya and their son Ratikant Mohapatra built Srjan in 1993.

 

AWARDS

·         Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 1966

·         Padma Shri, 1972

·         Padma Bhushan, 1989

·         Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, 1991

·         Padma Vibhushan, 2000

 

 


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