Guru Indira P. P. Bora

Guru Indira P. P. Bora is an internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer and cultural icon with immense experience of dance performances across the world. An exponent of Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and Sattriya dances; she has been conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1996. A direct disciple of Late Rukmini Devi Arundale she has received her training in Kuchipudi under Late Dr. Vempatti Chinna Satyam.


Guru Indira P. P. Bora, one of the pioneer Sattriya female dancers have contributed significantly to the recognition and patronage of Sattriya dance as a classical dance form of India. Her choreographic creations based on the poems and songs of eminent artists and poets like Rabindra Nath Tagore, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, Jyotiprasad Agarwala, Bishnu Rabha and Parbati Prasad Baruva in Bharatnatyam style are very unique and popular. She is also a fellow of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India and paneled artiste of ICCR. She has been selected forĀ  ‘Guru Gopinath Desiya Natya Puraskaram, 2019’ by the State Govt. of Kerala for her role in popularizing Sattriya – the Indian classical dance form of Assam.


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