A Dance Drama by Dr Mahua Mukherjee on Buddhacharita

DHAKA, July 8 (NsNewsWire) — The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Dhaka is pleased to present a Dance Drama by Dr Mahua Mukherjee on Buddhacharita – In Sanskrita Mahakavya style on the life of Gautam Buddha at Main Auditorium, National Museum, Dhaka on 9 July 2018 from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm.

 Prof. Dr. Mukherjee, M.Sc., Ph.D. is currently holding the Tagore Chair at the University of Dhaka. She  has done her  Botany specialisation in Cytogenetics from Calcutta University. In India  she is the Professor at the  Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata and was the Dean of the same institute from 2013 – 2016. With  over 40 years of research work she has revived and reestablished Gaudiya Nritya, a classical Dance form of Bengal, which is more than 2000 years old. She has also  taught Gaudiya Nritya as a Fulbright Visiting Professor in Oklahoma Norman University, USA.

 She has  authored around 19 books on  Dance amd contributed towards making of documentary films – 1. Dance of God ( 1997), 2.Trance In Motion (2012), 3. Ressurrection ( 2014, Parliament TV Channel), 4. Gaudiya Nritya – Golden Glory A Classical Dance of Bengal, ( 2017, Sangeet Natak Akademi). She has achieved sevaral awards.

All are cordially invited to attend the programme.  Entry is open (There is no need to collect Invitation Pass). Press Release