Mitali is an accomplished dancer in the Odissi style. She is the senior most and one of the prime disciples of Smt. Jhelum Paranjape a well known teacher, performer, and choreographer herself from Mumbai. Mitali has also been trained and well groomed by the doyen of Odissi Padma Vibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra.
Over two decades ago Mitali embarked on a journey into the fascinating world of Odissi. And as the years trickled by this traditional dance form of Orissa became an inherent part of her. This soft lyrical dance which depicts the best of Orissa and the philosophy of Lord Jagannath – its most popular deity, has brought rhythm and melody into her life.
For twenty years, Odissi has been her passion. Stretching body and mind Mitali has relentlessly practiced and perfected steps, gestures and expressions. Her performances in India were well received and this gave her the confidence to step into the international arena. Touring extensively the US, Europe and Australia, Mitali received much appreciation and encouragement. Impressed by her dedication and artistry prompted Guru Kelucharan to select her as the youngest dancer for the Festival of India in Germany in the year 1992.
Mitali hopes that her love for this divine art form will take her to greater heights where she could attract more respect and awareness to this beautiful sculptures like dance form- Odissi
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