Aditi Bhagwat

Aditi Bhagwat

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Aditi Bhagwat Profile

  • Name:
  • Aditi Bhagwat
  • Born:
  • January 18, 1981

Aditi Bhagwat Biography

Aditi Bhagwat is a Marathi actress, renowned kathak and lavani expert. She is also a choreographer and teaches kids. She regularly conducts world tours for her performances and often collaborates with artists. She trained Kathak from renowned dancers, Roshan Kumari and Nandita Puri. She has appeared in a few Marathi and Bollywood films. Bollywood film - Traffic Signal in 2007 was her first film appearance, followed by more than a half dozen films in Marathi – Shasan, Manya Sajjana, Tahan, Chalu Navra Bholi Baiko, Adla Badli etc to mention a few. She also writes columns in dailies about dance and art.


Aditi Bhagwat hails from Maharashtra. She was born on 18 January 1981. Her mother, Ragini Bhagwat is a classical singer. Initially she was drawn towards classical music, inspired from her mother, and later drawn towards dance. She received Kathak training in the Jaipur style from Roshan Kumari and Nandita Puri. Later she trained in Odissi from Jhelum Paranjpe, who taught her nuisances of Abhinaya (expressions) and Adda (graceful posture), which helped her a lot in her journey forward. She also completed master's degree in dance from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya.


Over the years she succeeded in mixing traditional dance art and music with Jazz and other kinds of western music, thus creating fusion art forms. Now she is a renowned choreographer and a dedicated dance teacher too. She fused Electronic music with Kathak, and worked in collaboration with a few artists to give performances on various platforms. Her kathak dance style shows a "mastery of the idiom". In 2012 she received United States Department of State Fellowship under Cultural Exchange Program 'One Beat'.


Published: January 05, 2020

Updated: January 05, 2020

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