Pranaame Bhagawati is an Indian classical danseuse, choreographer, poetess, author and cultural activist. She is proficient in Kathak and Sattriya dances and have showcased her artistic skills in places like Germany, Dubai, United Kingdom, United States of America, Tanzania, Maldives, Guyana, Qatar, etc. She is twice the Gold Medalist in Kathak dance at National Level, organised by Govt. of India in association with Youth & Sports Affairs, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Bal Bhawan, etc. She is a recipient of the Scholarship for Young Artistes by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. Pranaame is also an empanelled artiste of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India and Festival of India in abroad under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. She was also the Regional Officer at ICCR’s Guwahati Regional Office (2017 – 2018) who successfully served her tenure with marvellous work achievements accomplished for arts and artistes, all on records.
Pranaame Bhagawati is the Founder and Artistic Director of AMRAPALI (Society for ARTS). She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Amrapali Rendition Magazine www.amrapalimagazine.com and the Convener of the Board of Applied Integrated Arts (AIA Board). Pranaame’s goal towards dance was always above par from her childhood and she stunningly could charm her spectators with her immensely attractive and graceful abhinaya. She extensively performs at recognised cultural platforms under the aegis of ICCR, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Doordarshan, Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Dept. of Tourism, etc. Pranaame Bhagawati collates initiatives in promotion of arts, culture and heritage that uniquely establishes her purposes for the greater interest of arts and artistes alike. She also regularly writes columns for newspapers and magazines upon arts and culture.
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