Performer, teacher & choreographer
these are the three attributes that
Deepak Mazumdar, the dedicated (master
performer) one of the most respected
names in the classical dance scenario
for more than three decades.
Deepakji is a
grade artiste of
Over the years Deepak has carved out a
special niche in the world of Indian
classical dancing and has created an
everlasting impression by his prowess in
first male to
master the art from Mumbai university in
the field of
Bharatnatyam (MFA) with
flying colours the degree of dance. A
recipient of the
for dance 1978 and now the senior fellow
India ministry of culture 2010.
Gold medalist from
Sathya Sai Baba
He has been awarded
SAMPURNA KALA PAKSHA 2010
Bharti Kalakshetra, Iskon Juhu,
Achievement Award Nritya Bharati (2011).
Deepak owes his gesture of gratitude.
First to the Chief mentor
Dr. Smt Kanak Rele.
who groomed him to be a dignified and
aesthetic performer par excellence.
Deepakji innate sense & rhythm was honed
and developed under the tala wizard
Guru Shri. T. S. Kadhirvelu
Padamshree Guru Adyar K. Lakshamanan,
Padmabhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan
added fragrance to the skill in the art
of this consummnate performer.
Deepak has to his credit researched and
choreographed no of compositions for
Smt. Hema Malini
since past 20 years.
Hema Malini proudly says after the
demise of my
Guru Shree Kitappa Pillai
it is Deepakji that I am able to perform
has choreographic numbers in the Bharat
He is also the Guru of
Smt. Neeta Mukesh Ambani
since last nine years. 'It
is my proud privilege to be the student
of such a fine master like Deepak
says Neeta Ambani.
- A perfect Guru indeed.