Lecture Demonstration: Gaudiya Nritya

Sarbabharatiya Sangeet-O-Sanskriti Parishad
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Dr. Mahua Mukherjee is an exponent, pioneer researcher who has revived the Indian Classical Dance form Gaudiya Nritya. She is a senior professor of Dept of Dance and former Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts of Rabindra Bharati University. Along with her husband Amitava Mukherjee she has been reviving the dance style through her career from 1980s. She has also given performances and lectures as Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Oklahoma, USA. Mahua Mukherjee is also the founder dance director of the institute Gaudiya Nritya Bharati and former director of Mitrayan. She is M.Sc., Ph.D. in Botany from Calcutta University. She has also been the subject of a poem written by Nigerian writer Tanure Ojaide published in his collection " The Beauty I have seen: A Trilogy".

She also features in documentary films - Dance of God (1997), Geetamay Tanmay - Trance in Motion (2012) made by Film Division - Govt. of India, Resurrection (Rajya Sabha TV Channel 2013), Gaudiya Nritya - Golden Glory: A Classical Dance of Bengal (SNA 2017) and many others.

She has about 20 books and over 180 articles to her credit.