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Anoop Jalota To Perform In The Boston Area

Press Release
10/18/2005

 ENJOY ! AN ENCHANTING EVENING OF SONG & DANCE !!!

ANUP JALOTA
Unforgettable Ghazals, Bhajans and Film Songs
World Record Holder - More than 100 Platinum & Gold Discs Winner          
FAMOUS ODISSI DANCER - 'SRINGARMANI'
SUTAPA TALUKDAR   AND HER GROUP

Collins Center for the Performing Arts, Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, Andover, MA 01810.
Free Parking.
Date: October 29, 2005 and Time: 4.00 p.m. to 11 p.m.

General Admission: $80, $55, $45 and $40.  Below 18 yrs. $35.  Get $5 discount, if you buy on or before Oct. 28.

Contact for Tickets and Info: Tapan & Anita Bhattacharjee:          
978-689-9354; anitalaw855@aol.com.,and local groceries.

Sutapa Talukdar

Sutapa performed dance at the age of seven. In 1971, she obtained a first -class 'Nritya Bharati'  degree from 'Geetabitan', the eminent school of  music and dance of Calcutta.

Though adept in various dance styles such as Manipuri, Mohiniattam, Kathakali and the Tagorean school of dance, Odissi is her first choice. She is an expert  in Odissi Dance styles.  She is an artist, teacher and a choreographer.

Kelucharan Mahapatra, Padmabhusan, brought out the artistic talent in her. Sutapa has taken part in all the prestigious dance festivals  of India, Ellora, Konarak, Dover Lane Music Conferences, Khajuraho, Elephanta as well as several others.  Under the aegis of Sanskritiki, London, she performed all over England and Scotland in 1984 and 1986.  She went on tour to USA, Canada and several European countries many times. In 1994, she performed in Indonesia.  She was awarded the title 'Sringarmani' by Sur Sringar Samsad, Bombay.

She has adjudged several dance competitions organized by the West Bengal Sangeet Academy.  She has conducted workshops in various districts of West Bengal  held by the Academy & also at Houston(USA).  She participates regularly in programs held by the Zonal Cultural Center of Govt. of India. She appears frequently on Doordarshan T.V. in their regional and national network dance programs.

In 1987, she founded 'Gurukul' Classical Dance School  where besides Odissi, Kathak, Chhau and Bharatnatyam are being taught by the experts of the relevent fields.

Some of her performances not noted above are:

Saptasur Music Festival, New Delhi, 1983, 'Rag Rang' Dance and Music Festival, Delhi, 1984.  Krisnanagar Music Conference, West Bengal, 1985. Amaravati Festival, Amaravati, Uttar Pradesh, 1985. Rewa Festival, Madhya Pradesh, 1986.  Yuba Utsav, Simla, 1986. Multi- Arts Festival, Bhopal, U.P., 1986. Surabharati Nritya Mahotsav-iv, Hyderabad, 1989.   Barak Upattaka Festival, Assam, 1994. Simla Festival, Simla, 1994. Pune Festival, Pune, 1995.

She toured USA in 1976, 1982, 1987, 1996 and 2000.




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