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Deepak Mazumdar

Performer, teacher & choreographer these are the three attributes that describe 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  'Top' grade artiste of Doordarshan. 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 'Abhinaya'.

The 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 National Scholarship for dance 1978 and now the senior fellow Government of India ministry of culture 2010.

Gold medalist from Sathya Sai Baba in 1971 Prashanti Nilayam. He has been awarded YUVA KALA VIPANCHEE by Dr. Balamurli Krishna(2004), SATHYA ACHARYA SUNDARAM BHARATANJALI(2007), PRABHU PADA SAMPURNA KALA PAKSHA 2010 by Bharti Kalakshetra, Iskon Juhu, Mumbai (2010), Sevabharti, Lifetime Achievement Award Nritya Bharati (2011). Deepak owes his gesture of gratitude.

First to the Chief mentor Padmashree 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 Vidwan Kalaimamani, late Guru Shri. T. S. Kadhirvelu of Tirugokarna.

Padamshree Guru Adyar K. Lakshamanan, founder director Bharatha Choodamani and 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
Padmashree 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 Natyam style.

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 Mazumdar', says Neeta Ambani.

- A perfect Guru indeed.

 
 
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