Ms. Rashmi Rekha Das

Ms. Rashmi Rekha Das

Champion Faculty
Department of Performing Arts

rashmi@srisriuniversity.edu.in

Qualification

– M.A. in Odissan Studies
– M.A. in Odissi Dance
– B.A. in Odissi Vocal
– B.Ed.
– Currently working on National Research Project

Awards

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS:

– International Odissi Dance Festival 26th December 2018 Opening Solo Odissi Dance Performance Certificate. Organized by GKCM Odissi Research Center and Odia Language, Literature, Culture and Tourism Government of Odisha
– International Conference Ajay Binay collage and Ravenshaw collage.
– International Yoga Day Trainer Awards CRPF, Bhubaneswar Odisha, Government of India – 21.06.2018
– International Dance and Music Festival Invited Chief Guest and Judge in Cuttack Mahosav by Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh, Odisha 5th January 2017
– International Yoga Day Trainer Appreciation Certificate from CRPF, Bhubaneswar Odisha, Government of India – 21 June-2017
– International Arts Sorjan” Participation Certificate, organized by Visual and Performing Arts Department, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha- December 2017
– International Women’s Day Participation in Panel Discussion Certificate by Sri Sri University, Cutack, Odisha.2017.
– International Yoga Day Trainer Awards by East Cost Railway Bhubaneswar Odisha, Government of India-21 June-2016
– “World Cultural Festival” (Performer/ 1065 Odissi Dance Trainer and Coordinator Award) 2016
– Guinness World Records attempt for LARGEST ODISSI DANCE -2011

NATIONAL AWARDS: (Odissi Dance/ Kathak/Bharatnatyam)

– National Doordarshan Artist, New Delhi, India
– Artist of Dooradarshan Kendra,Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
– National Junior Fellowship Award 2017-18 by CCRT, Mistry of Culture, Government of India
– National Nrutya Ratna Award Organized by Soor Mandir, Cuttack, Odisha on 16th June 2018.
– National Senior Scholarship in Odissi Dance from Ministry of Culture, Government of India 2000-2002.
– National Prativa Samman from Ministry of culture Government of India 2004.
– 12th National Craft Mela Artist Award from Government of Odisha,
Handloom 2017 for 108 Dancers with me dance performance for World Peace.
– National Kalke Kalakar Samman from Sur Sringar Sansad,Mumbai 2005.
– National Koustav Samman from koustuv college 2007.
– National Sringarmani Award from Sur Sringar Sansad, Mumbai 2009.
– National Eakalavya Samman by Lasya Kala Academy, Odisha 2009.
– National Dr. Minati Mishra Award from National Music Association, Cuttack, Odisha 2013.
– National Ekamra Samman from Lingaraj Temple Association, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
– National Baishakhi Award from Chinta o Chetana, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 2017
– National Cultural Excellency Award 2017 by Utkal Yuva Sanskrutik Sangh, Cuttack, Odisha.
– National Seminar and Dance Festival, Boudh, Odisha Paper Presentation and Participation Certificate
– National Gopalpur Beach Festival Performance Certificate 2016 by Government of Odisha

STATE AWARDS:

– Bhimeswar Nrutya Prativa Samman by Bhimeswar Mandir Parisad, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 2007.
– Temple City Award by Government of Odisha 2011
– Bhaskar Das Memorial Award, Raghunathpur Sanskrutik Parisad 1999
– Padmashri Sanjukta Panigrahi Memorial Trust Scholarship 2002-04

LEAD ROLE PAY AS A TV FILMS ACTOR:
– Maa Mangala Odiya film acting as a child artist.
– Raja Rani Odiya film acting as a heroine friend.
– Paradeshi Chadhei Odiya film acting as side corrector.
– Sri Jagannath Odiya Serial lead artist (Prathana TV/Tarang TV)
– DD-1 National Channel Opening Ceremony Day“Vande Utkal Jananni” with my Guruji Padmabibhushan Kelu Charan Mohapatra,Bhubaneswar,Odisha-2002-3
– DD-1 National Channel performed “Ekadasha Rudra” Dance Drama with Padmashree Dr. Ileana Chitarist and Guru Ratikant Mohapatra-2005
– DD-1 Odiya Tv Channel dance performed “Kala Pahad”/Kanchi Abhijan/Health Awareness Songs-2000.
– She has acted as ‘First Mahari Dancer Called (Chanda), the lead actress of ‘Shri Jagannath’ TV serial telecast in Taranga Odia channel.
– Prathana TV Odiya channel Opening Ceremony dance performance presence of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji.

– National Dr. Minati Mishra Award 2013
– International Award World Cultural Festival (International Dance/Cultural Event) Coordinator Award 2016
– International Yoga Trainer Awards 2016/2017
– International Awards 12th National Craft Mela Cultural Talent Artist Award 2017
– National Award Grishma Mahoshav 3rd June 2018 Honored by Culture Minister of Odisha

Interests

Research, World Event Management, Dancing and Singing

Other Accomplishments

– Sringarmani Rashmi Rekha Das, M.A. in Orissan Studies from Utkal University of Culture and also M.A. in Odissi Dance from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalay Mondal, Mumbai, M.A in Odissi Dance from Sangeet Natak Academy a National ACADEMY of Music, Dance and Drama, New Delhi, India, B.A in Odissi Vocal from Chandigarah Prachin Kala Kendra, India and Currently doing the research project work from National Juniour Fellowship, New Delhi India.
– She is a dynamic, multitalented and National, International award-winning dancer. Having performed on national and global stages, she brings in great insights into the teaching and learning of the classical dance of Odissi. She has been consistently adjudged as one of the most promising young Odissi dancers of her generation. She is currently teaching at Department of Performing Arts at Sri Sri University, Odisha
and continues to train and mentor young boys and girls.
– Her incredible dance performances are simply awe inspiring and have brought her a lot of fame and fortune. Her works have always been highly praised by many renowned personalities of the State and Abroad. As a matter of fact, she has been honored with many prestigious awards as a mark of appreciation to her innovative style of dance.

TRAINED UNDE THE GUIDANCE OF GREAT RESPECTED GURU’S:

She has been lucky to have great and legendary Gurus. As a child she was initiated into Odissi Dance by Late Padmabibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra at the tender age of 7, and further continued by Mrs. Sujata Mohapatra as a professional dancer she has taken rigorous training at the Srijan Odissi Nrutya Basha under the able tutelage of eminent Gurus Ratikant Mohapatra.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN DIFFERENT POSTS AND POSITIONS FOR LAST 19 YEARS
– Founder Member and Faculty Champion of Performing Arts department, Sri Sri University-2012 still continue
– Assistant Professor and Former HOD Faculty of Performing Arts, Sri Sri University (2015-2016)
– Faculty in Performing Arts Department, Sri Sri University (2016-2018)
– Senior Odissi Dance Teacher- Art Vision- 2004-2009
– Senior Odissi Dancers and Teacher- Srijan Nrutya Basha-1997-2004
– Dance Teacher- D.A.V Public School from-(2009-2012)
– Secretary of Swarnachal Sanskrutika Anusthana from-2003 still continue
– Art of Living Faculty from 2009
– International Yoga Trainer from 2017
– Guest Faculty- (Odissi Dance) National Law University Odisha, Cuttack-2017-2018

ACHIEVEMENTS:
– She has been performing Odissi Dance with Late Padmabibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, Late Padmaashree Sanjukta Panigrahi, Padmashree Kumkum Mohanty, Padmashree Madhavi Mudgal, Guru Ratikant Mohapatra and Guru Sujata Mohapatra at the age of 13 years.
Dance Performances at a glance:
– International Dance Performance with I.C.C.R: – Italy (2003), Canada (2004), South Africa (2006), Brazil
(2013).

MY CHOREOGRAPHY:
– Dashavatar 5.46-minute dance choreography for World Cultural Festival-2016
– The Dance for World Peace-2017
– The Origin of Painting Dance Drama-2017

– Navadha Bhakti (Nine Types of Devotion) -2018
– Kanchi Abhijana Dance Drama (Odisha Culture Story)-2019
– SriJgannath Odiya TV Serial in Tarang Tv and Parthana Tv all Jaydev Story Songs dance choreography-2012
– “Om Nama Shivay” Shiva Tandav Dance-2004
– Ya Devi Sarve Bhuteshu dance choreography- 2007.
– Jay Jay Mahakali-2014
– Magala Charan(Guru Vandana)-2013
– Vande Utkal Jannani-2011
– Asthapadi “Hari Eha Mugdha”-2015
– Ki-Range Chhahila Chhaila(Odiya Abhinaya)2019