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Links to various Indian Art forms & to websites of some of the artistes empanelled with the ICCR ; festivals & institutions


Dance

Bhangra & Giddha

Bharatanatyam

Alarmel Valli| Anita Mallick| Chitra Visweswaran| Darpana Academy, Ahmedabad| Geeta Chandran| Ketaki Narain| Leela Samson| Malavika Sarrukai| Meenakshi Chitharanjan| Prathibha Prahlad| Priyadarshini Govind| Rama Vaidyanathan| Ramya Harishankar| Saroja Vaidyanathan| Sinduri Kulkarni Jayasinghe| Srinidhi Chidambaram| Srekala Bharath| Urmila Satyanarayanan| Vasanthi Sridhar| Yamini Krishnamurthi|

Bihu

Chhau

Pt.Gopal P Dubey's group, Mumbai ( Seraikella Chhau )

Contemporary dance

Ananda Shankar group| Darpana Academy, Ahmedabad| Mamata Shankar|

Kathak

Aditi Mangaldas| Pt. Birju Maharaj| Manjari Chaturvedi| Mukta Mishra| Pragati Sood| Rani Khanam| Shila Mehta| Shovana Narayan| Veronique Azan|

Kathakali

Krishnattam

Kuchipudi

Jayarama & Vanashree Rao| Kaushalya Reddy| Raja & Radha Reddy| Swapnasundari | Vyjayanthi Kashi|

Manipuri

Mohiniattam

Bharati Shivaji| Deepti Omchery Bhalla| Pallavi Krishnan|| Priyadarshini Ghosh| Sunanda Nair|

Odissi

About Orissa| The Dance Tradition| Senior Guru Pankaj Charandas|

Aloka Kanungo| Aruna Mohanty| Bani Ray| Chitra Shankar| Ileana Citaristi| Jhelum Paranjape| Jyoti Shrivastava| Kavita Dwibedi| Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra : Srjan| Kiran Segal| Kumkum Mohanty : Odissi Research Centre| Leena Mohanty| Lipsa Dash| Madhavi Mudgal| Madhumita Raut| Guru Mayadhar Rout| Meera Das| Guru Ramani Ranjan Jena| Ranjana Gauhar| Ratikanta Mohapatra| Reela Hota| Rekha Tandon| Rina Jana| Sangeeta Dash| Shagun Butani| Sharmila Biswas| Sharon Lowen| Sneha Prava Samantaray| Sonal Mansingh| Sujata Mohanty|

Yakshagana

Music

Carnatic Vocal : Carnatic vocal music|

Anuradha Krishnamurthy| Aruna Sayeeram| M Balamurali Krishna| Mani Krishnaswami| Vasumathi Badrinathan|

Hindustani Vocal : Hindustani vocal music| Semi-classical| Dhrupad| Haveli Dhrupad| Khayal| Thumri| Ghazal| Qawwali|

Amrish Mishra| Pt. Bhimsen Joshi| Deepa Ranganath| Dr. Gangubai Hangal| Pt. Jasraj| Kishori Amonkar| Madhup Mudgal| Penaz Masani| Pt. Raghunath Panigrahi| Pt. Rajan & Pt. Sajan Misra| Savita Devi |Shailesh Srivastav| Shantanu Bhattacharyya| Shubha Mudgal| Sumitra Guha| Uday Bhawalkar|

Instruments:

Bansuri| Been| Dholak| Dilruba| Esraj| Flute| Ghatam| Harmonium| Mridang| Mridangam| Pakhawaj| Rudraveena| Santoor| Sarangi| Saraswati veena| Sarod| Sitar| Surbahar| Tabla| Tambura| Vichitra veena| Violin|

Instrumental artistes:

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan: sarod| Ustad Amjad Ali Khan : sarod| Pt. Bhajan Sopori : santoor| Pt. Buddhadev Dasgupta : sarod| Buddhaditya Mukherjee : sitar| Chandrakant Sardeshmukh: sitar| G S Rajan : flute| Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia: flute| Kala Ramnath: violin| Rajeev Taranath : sarod| Pt. Ravi Shankar : sitar| Ronu Mazumdar : flute| Satyadev Pawar : violin| Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma : santoor| Pt. Ulhas Bapat : santoor| Ustad Vilayat Khan : sitar| Pt.Vishwa Mohan Bhatt : mohan veena| R. Visweswaran : santoor| Ustad Zakir Hussain : tabla|

Photograhy

Raghu Rai

Theatre & Puppetry

Puppetry| Puppetry (international) | Puppets (leather)|

Visual Arts

Madhubani painting

Festivals

General 1 | General 2

Baisakhi| Diwali| Durga Puja/ Dussehra| Good Friday| Holi| Id-ul-Zuha| Mahavir Jayanti| Onam| Ram Navmi| Vishu| (Y)ugadi|

Institutions

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts| Lalit Kala Akademi| National Centre for the Performing Arts| National Gallery of Modern Art| National Museum| National School of Drama| Prithvi Theatre| Sangeet Natak Akademi

Useful/ Reference Websites

Art India| Narthaki: for Indian dances and dancers| Odissi dance|

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