Smt. Jhelum Paranjape

Smt. Jhelum Paranjape is one of the select disciples of Padmavibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra & is an accomplished dancer & choreographer in her own right. She began her study of Odissi with Guru Sri Shankar Behera & than had the good fortune to study directly from the great Odissi master Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. She has accompanied him to U.S.S.R. for the Festival of India & has given many solo performances in India & abroad. She is the founder-director of Smitalay, Bombay .