She appeared first in Rumku Jhumana movie as a child actor.
Born at Saharanpur, UP, to an advocate Harswroop Thakur and home-maker Shakuntla.
She received the Nari Shakti Puraskar award for her dancing advocacy in 2019 after working with under-privileged children in Mumbai.
He is the prime disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pt Birju Maharaj Ji.
A person who worked towards revival of Rajasthani folk dances.
She is the director of the Indian reality dance talent show, Maanada Mayilada – where she is one of the three judges.
She is the winner of India's first dance reality show Boogie Woogie, Season 1 in 1997 and was among 5 finalist in Dance India Dance...
She has mainly acted in Malayalam films, while also appearing in few Tamil and Kannada films.
Sushmita has been under the guidance of Pandit Vijay Shankar and Smt. Maya Chatterjee briefly learned from Pandit Birju Maharaj.
She has attained accomplishment as a dancer, organiser, art educator, choreographer and singer
She is the founder-director of Arangham Trust, set up in 1992 in Chennai.
Padmini Chettur was born in 1970 and began her training in the Indian classical dance-styles Bharata Natyam as a child.