Nandini Chakraborty Renowned Kathak Dancer & Kathak Dance Teacher in Kolkata

About Nandini Chakraborty

Nandini is a student of Guru Smt. Madhumita Roy, she was underguidance of Pandit Vijai Sankarji for 15 years. She started kathak from Smt. Preti Lahiri from childhood. She attends workshop by legendary Pt. Birju Maharaj & Smt. Shaswati Sen in several times.She performed in a number of SOLO & Group Dances in prestigious Dance festivals in India & Abroad. She has also performed in kolkata and patna Doordarshan Kendra several times.She is registered as a kathak dancer of Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre ,Ministry of Culture,Govt .of India.

Nandini has just one dream, to establish herself as a renowned dancer.

Date of Birth:- 6th Novembar,1983

Educational qualification:

  • M.A. in English
  • M.A. in Dance
  • M.phil in Dance
  • NET qualified in Dance
  • B.Graded Doordarshan Artist of Kolkata Doordarshan

Qualification of Kathak Dance:-

  • Sangeet Provakor of Prayag Sangeet Samiti,Allahabad.
  • Nritya Bisharad from All India Kala Parishad,Kolkata.
  • Senior Diploma holder of Sastriya Kala Parishad(W.B.).

Awards & Recognitions


  • Solo Performance in some Convocation Programmes in Kolkata
  • Prize Distribution Ceremony of 20th Nehru Talent Search Contest-Organized by Nehru Children’s Museum
  • 11th Convocation programme for getting gold Medal-Organized by Shastriya Kala Parishad
  • Prize Distribution Ceremony agt. 27th inter Collegiate dance festival-Organized by Calcutta University
  • Solo Performance in some another prestigious programs
  • Young Choreographers’ (Kathak)festival by Padatik Dance Centre in Kolkata
  • 'Vasontotsava' at Kamani Auditorium,New Delhi Organized by Kalashram with support of Sangeet Natak Academy
  • 3 days’ dance festival in Kolkata organized by The Dover Lane Music Conference
  • 4 days’ Dance festival in Kolkata by All India Classical Music & Dance festival
  • Nimapara festival in Orissa
  • Sundarban Mela in South 24-Parganas ,West Bengal on behalf of EZCC,Ministry of Culture,Govt. of India
  • The Workshop Dinner on the Occasion of the International Workshop on Research issues in Digital Libraries IWRIDL,Organized by C-Dac ,Kolkata in Association with IIT Kharagpur & Indian Statistal Institute-Kolkata
  • Only Solo Performance by me throught the evening in Lucknow,U.P Organized by Lucknow Kathak Sanhastha
  • Udayshanker Dance Festival-Kolkata,Organized by West Bengal State Sangeet Academy
  • “Prativa Utsav” Organized by EZCC,Ministry of Cultural,Govt. of India
  • Many Called show in different area Organized by different Organisation
  • Performed at Kalamandap of Sangeet Samaj music college,Telco Township,Jamshedpur as part of the Golden Jubilee year Celebration
  • Performed in Ninad Utsava at Patna, Bihar
  • Performed in Vaishali Mahotsava
  • Performed in Surajakund Festival
  • Performance Organized by Saptak, at Joynagar, West Bengal
  • Performance Organized by Orissa Tourism in Konarak Festival
  • Performed in Kahak Marathan Organized by Padatik International Dance Centre in Kolkata
  • Performed at J.M. Palace Auditorium, K.V.Road, Mysore
  • Performance Organized by Sadhana Music Circle, Diamond Harber Road, South 24-Parganas, West Bengal
  • Solo performance at 37th Annual Social Function of Postal Recreation club, Chittaranjan Avenue post office at University Institute Hall, Kolkata-73
  • Performed at “Maipath” – South 24 Parganas ,organized by “Sur Pancham Sangeet Niketan
  • Performed in Rajgir Mahotsava, Rajgir
  • Performed in Barabati festival, Katak
  • Performed in Yogini Mahotsava, Bhubaneswar
  • Performed in Kochin, Shimla, Jaipur, Goa organized by IRCEN
  • Performed in Monsoon festival, Trichur
  • Performed in Shoanpur Mela, Bihar
  • Performed in Prachin Kalakendra, Kolkata
  • Performed in Vasant Utsava, New Delhi
  • Performed in Tirupati
  • Performed in Vaskar Rao festival, Chandigarh
  • Performed in Jamshedpur Kalibari, Tata Nagarh
  • Performed in Pratibha Utsava, Mumbai
  • Performed in Haldia Utsava, Haldia

Other Performances:

Under the Choreography of Pandit Birju Maharaj/Saswati Sen in Different State all over India:-
  • a)Romio Julliet. b)Krishna Katha. c)Kathak Yatra. d)Kathak Aayan. e)Hari Khela
  • Performed release function of Akashvani Sangeet CD’s & Cassettes of Begum Akhtar by Pandit Birju Maharaj at Purbashree Auditarium Bharatians Complex Salt Lake,Kolkata
  • Performed in a special IT seminar in IIT Kharagpur
  • Performed in T20 final match in Eden Garden, Kolkata organized by Vikram Ghosh under the guidance of Guru Madhumita Roy
  • Attended lecture demonstration organized by SPICMACAY under the guidance of Guru Madhumita Roy

Performance In Abroad :

  • Performed in “Kuwait” Organized by “Samudra Arts International”
  • Performed in 11 cities at “Australia” (i.e. Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, New Castle, Hobart, Perth, Canberra etc.) under the guidance of Guru Madhumita Roy organized by ICCR.

Conducted Performances :

  • Performed in “Kuwait” Organized by “Samudra Arts International”
  • Performed by “Nriti Nityam” troupe directed by Nandini Chakraborty, of 33rd Annual Cultural Program at University Institute Hall
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