Kelucharan Mohapatra (8 January 1926 – 7 April 2004),He was a legendary Indian classical dancer, guru, and exponent of Odissi dance, who is credited with the revival and popularizing of this classical dance form in the 20th century. He is the first person to receive the Padma Vibhushan from Odisha.
A noted Sanskrit poet of India writes on this Guru: Saango-paanga-subhangi-laasya-madhuram samteerna-nrutyaarnavam, which translates as – “Each fraction of his dancing body leads to paramount sweetness, through miraculous poses and postures. In fact, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra crossed the ocean of styles.”
|Books Name||Guru Kelucharana : Jiban O Kruti/ଗୁରୁ କେଳୁଚରଣ ଜୀବନ ଓ କୃତି|
|No Of pages||176|
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