Guru Ratikant Mohapatra has carved a space for himself as a dancer, percussionist, teacher and archivist of Odissi. As one would look back perhaps it was the desire of the almighty about four and a half decades ago to offer the cradle of a dancer to him. Born into the illustrious family of Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra & Laxmipriya Mohapatra was indeed an advantage for Ratikant. Des
Sujata Mohapatra has been dancing since early childhood and has mastered the Odissi style of Indian Classical dance. She is devoted, talented and the aspiring disciple and daughter-in-law of the legendary Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra.
Rajashri Praharaj Rajashri Praharaj is an accomplished artiste of the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra gharana of Odissi. She has been dancing since an early age. Her formal training in Srjan (Odissi Nrityabasa) as a resident student under the able tutelage of Guru Ratikant Mohapatra has enabled her to master the art and technique of Odissi dance.