Arunima Kumar Kuchipudi Artist Profile
Arunima Kumar
Kuchipudi
Arunima Kumar Kuchipudi Artist Profile

Arunima Kumar is one of the leading and versatile Kuchipudi dancers of her generation today. Born in India , she began her dance training at the age of seven and studied with eminent dancers and teachers(gurus) Padmashree Guru JayaRama Rao and Vanashree Rao . She had her initial training under Padmavibhushan Smt Swapnasundari.

Arunima is the recipient of several awards including the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s prestigious Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskaar for 2008 , awarded by the President of India ,to artists who have demonstrated exceptional talent in the fields of music, dance and drama.

Arunima has performed the world over at prestigious festivals and venues covering over 35 countries and has given over 300 performances . She is highly acclaimed as a choreographer and teacher and aims to build a strong base for the form internationally through Performances, Teaching, Choreographic works, Educational workshops and Community projects. Arunima has collaborated with many young international artists like Ash Mukherjee (London) , Linda Manfriedi ( Italy) to create exemplary works.

Other recognitions include the Sahitya Kala Parishad Scholarship for Dance in 1998 , the Shringarmani title by Sur Shringar Samsad. In 2001,she was empanelled as an Established artiste with the I.C.C.R. (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs) and is an A grade artiste of the All India Radio and Doordarshan.

Arunima’s performances reveal a confident and intellectual dancer with individuality. Enthralling Abhinaya (art of expression), confident communication with her audiences and contemporary

interpretations of traditional compositions mark her successful performances. Her energetic dance-renditions combine perfect technique, rhythmicprecision, riveting facial expressions and enormous grace.

Sure of rhythm and full of zest, Arunima is today widely acknowledged in the field of classical dance.

Her notable performances include the 2012 Olympic torch Parade (Maaya) , Arts in Parliament at Westminster london, 2010 India Commonwealth Games, Brazil tour for Mudra Festival, Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House , Delhi) , Sydney Opera House , Canberra Festival , EXPO in Hannover and Lisbon , Nehru Center in London, Tagore Center in Berlin, Asian Arts Festival in Manila ,Kuchipudi Convention in USA in 2008, Purcell Room, Southbank London in 2009 , Khajuraho Dance Festival in 2010 , Hyderabad Arts Festival , Karthik Fine Arts , Chennai , Kuchipudi Festival

Contact Details and Biodata
Arunima Kumar
New Delhi
91 98100 71888
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