Priyambada Mohanty-Hejmadi learnt Odissi from all the 3 modern day Odissi maestros Pankaj Charan Das, Kelucharan Mohapatra and Debaprasad Das.

Maya K Rao (Vismaya Educational & cultural Society) is the first performer of The Other Festival, which was started in 1998 in Chennai by Anita Ratnam and Ranvir Shah.

Bharatanatyam dancer Shilpi Baruri has been featured in Natyam - an Indo-British co-production documentary on the dance legend, Yamini Krishnamurti.

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