Manipuri is one of the six major classical dances of India. Manipuri dance is indigenous to Manipur, the North eastern state of India. The most striking part of Manipur dance is its colorful decoration, lightness of dancing foot, delicacy of drama, lilting music and poetic charm. The Manipuri dance form is mostly ritualistic and draws heavily from the rich culture of the state of Manipur. Manipuri dance is purely religious and its aim is a spiritual experience.
Original vintage poster: Pakistan - Manipuri Dance
Prof. Dr Sruti Bandopadhay is an ideal combination of performer-scholar in the dance field of India. She is one of the leading exponents of Manipuri Dance dedicated to propagate Manipuri dances outside the boundaries of Manipur. She is trained under such famous personalities like Guru Bipin Singh, Kalavati Devi, Darshana Jhaveri, Ojha Babu Singh, Ojha Gourakisor Sharma, Prof. Jiten Singh and has performed in various national and international festivals for last 30 years