Renowned Indian Dancer Dr. Uma Rele honoured with Maharashtra Gaurav Award - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Renowned Indian Dancer Dr. Uma Rele honoured with Maharashtra Gaurav Award

Published on Mar 20, 2024 02:53 PM IST

Central to Dr. Uma Rele's philosophy is the belief that classical dance mastery is attainable through proper training and genuine interest.

Renowned Indian Dancer Dr. Uma Rele honoured with Maharashtra Gaurav Award
Renowned Indian Dancer Dr. Uma Rele honoured with Maharashtra Gaurav Award
ByHT Brand Studio

Mumbai, March 10, 2024: Dr. Smt. Uma Rele, the esteemed Principal of Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai, has been conferred with the prestigious Maharashtra Gaurav Award. The honour was bestowed upon her by Maharashtra Industrial Minister Uday Sawant and Minister Deepak Vasant Kesarkar in recognition of her invaluable contributions to the realm of Indian classical dance, particularly Bharata Natyam.

Dr. Uma Rele's journey in the world of dance is marked by dedication, excellence, and unwavering passion. After completing her B.A. Hons. in Economics & Political Science, her love for Bharata Natyam drew her to Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya, where she pursued her Masters with distinction. In 2001, she achieved another milestone by completing her doctoral research on ‘Nayikas, heroines of Indian Classical Dance’, showcasing her profound understanding and expertise in the field.

HT launches Crick-it, a one stop destination to catch Cricket, anytime, anywhere. Explore now!

An accomplished performer, theoretician, and guru, Dr. Uma Rele's influence transcends geographical boundaries. She has nurtured countless students in India and abroad, conducting workshops and adjudicating dance exams in various countries including Doha, Mauritius, and the United States. Her performances with her troupe at prestigious platforms like the Khajuraho Dance Festival and Rajgir Mahotsav have captivated audiences. She is a sought after Teacher - Choreographer and Nattuvanaar and has conceptualised several dance dramas of high acclaim garnering immense appreciation.

Central to Dr. Uma Rele's philosophy is the belief that classical dance mastery is attainable through proper training and genuine interest. She emphasizes the importance of nurturing a passion for classical dance rather than imposing it upon today's generation. Her commitment to nurturing young talent knows no bounds, as she remains ever-ready to support and encourage aspiring dancers.

As the torchbearer of new reforms in academic curriculum at Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Uma Rele has played a pivotal role in elevating Indian classical dance to the same pedestal as other academic disciplines at the University of Mumbai level.

The Maharashtra Gaurav Award recognizes Dr. Uma Rele's remarkable achievements, profound knowledge, and tireless dedication to the preservation and promotion of Indian classical dance heritage. Her contributions continue to inspire generations of dancers, scholars, and enthusiasts alike.

Disclaimer: This article is a paid publication and does not have journalistic/editorial involvement of Hindustan Times. Hindustan Times does not endorse/subscribe to the content(s) of the article/advertisement and/or view(s) expressed herein. Hindustan Times shall not in any manner, be responsible and/or liable in any manner whatsoever for all that is stated in the article and/or also with regard to the view(s), opinion(s), announcement(s), declaration(s), affirmation(s) etc., stated/featured in the same.

Unlock a world of Benefits with HT! From insightful newsletters to real-time news alerts and a personalized news feed – it's all here, just a click away! -Login Now!
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, April 19, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On