Awards & Achievements

1998 to 1999 Fellowship from Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India for 2 years research work on 3 Gharanas of Kathak

He has been awarded a status as an ‘A’ grade artist by the national TV channel, Doordarshan and empanelled performer and teacher of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) since 1995.

He has worked as a senior dancer in the production unit of Kathak Kendra (Delhi).

1993 He holds Prabhakar qualification in playing the Pakhawaj and has had the experience of accompanying dances performances by major artists, such as his own Guru Pandit Birju Maharajji, Geetanjali Lal and many others.
1987 All India Music and Dance Competition, organised by Natrag Kala Prasad, Secured First Place in Kathak Senior Category
1986 to 1992 Awarded scholarships from Kathak Kendra and from Sahitya Kala Parishad and Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) of India

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