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GALLERY: Dona Ganguly

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Odissi dancer Dona Ganguly, wife of ace cricketer Saurav Ganguly performs during a programme in Patna. Dona took her dancing lessons from Kelucharan Mohapatra. Her dance troupe is called Diksha Manjari.

Dona Ganguly started learning dance from Amala Shankar when she was only 3 years old. Later she shifted to Odissi under the guidance of Guru Giridhari Nayek. Dona considers the most significant development took place when she met Kelucharan Mohapatra and started taking dancing lessons from him. At early stage of her career, in different programs, Mohapatra accompanied her many times with Pakhavaj.

 

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