Nrityanjali is a School of Odissi and Folk dance. Since its inception in the year 2005 it has been actively engaged in Teaching and Training of budding Artists in different Classical Dance forms especially in Classical Odissi Dance and Sambalpuri folk dance like Ghumra, Karma, Rasarkeli, Gotipua etc that are Originated in Odisha. It also Promotes different form of Classical dance as well as folk dances as mentioned in the preceeding paragraphs. It has made its presence felt not only in the arena of classical and folk dance of India but also Associated with many cultural institutions across the globe. It has moved ahead with its noble and dynamic mission to embrace many artists to its abode of culture under the guidance of Guru Shri Samaru Meher- The Founder Director of Nrityanjali. In continuing this cultural journey, Nrityanjali organizes Dance festivals, Cultural Evenings, Dance Competitions and Many more Programmes every Year.


A few words about Guru Shri Samaru Meher


Guru Shri Samaru Meher, the Founder Director of Nrityanjali is a well- known trainer of Classical Odissi dance and Sambalpuri Folk dance. He is the disciple of many eminent Gurus of Odissi dance namely Padma Vibhushan Guru Late shri Kelu Charan Mohapatra, Padmashri Guru Smt. Kumkum Mohanty, and Guru Late Shri Kanduri Charan Behera from Odissi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He has completed his Nritya Visharad in Odissi dance from Prachin Kala kendra, Chandigarh. He has choreographed several dance production of his own. He has also worked as a dance trainer in Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie and Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad.

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  1. 1. Salandi Kala Academy, Orrisa
  2. 2. IMPA Award
  3. 3. K.W.D. Cultural Dance Group Award, Bhubaneswer
  4. 4. B.D.A. Sanskriti Cultural Centre Award, Bhubaneswer
  5. 5. Orissa Motion Picture Association Award
  6. 6. Swaranjali Award in 2013, New Delhi
  1. 1. Participated in Pratidhwani Cultural
  2. 2. Evening in the Kamani auditorium, Mandi house in 2009.
  3. 3. Participated in the song and drama division,
  4. 4. Ministry of Information and Broad casting in the year 2006.
  5. 5. Participated in Odisha day celebration in  Delhi Haat, New Delhi, 2006.
  6. 6. Participated in Celebration of 75 years of the living legend Padma Bibhusan Late Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra.
  7. 7. Participated in Puri Beach Festival 2000.
  8. 8. Participated in Sambalpiur Loknritya Mahotsava, 1999.
  9. 9. Participated in Sangeet Kala Parishad Music and Drama Festival in 1998.
  10. 10. Participated in Raja Utsav Kolkata, 1996.
  11. 11. Participated in Konark Dance festival for 6 years from 1998 to 2004.
  12. 12. Participated in Basant Panchami Odiya Cultural Students' Association Delhi University.
  13. 13. Participated in Pundarik Cultural Programme at Priyar Hostel JNU, New Delhi.
  1. 1. Participated as an artist in the tele films " Aei ta Jeevana" telecast on DD ODIA, organized by Odissi Research centre in the year1999.
  2. 2. Participated as an artist in the tele films " Rani laxmi bai" telecast on Doordarshan National , Directed By Padamasri Ranjana Guhar in the year 2008
  1. TELE FILMS:
    1. Participated as an artist in the tele films " Aei ta Jeevana" telecast on DD ODIA, organized by Odissi Research centre in the year1999.
  2. 2. Participated as an artist in the tele films " Rani laxmi bai" telecast on Doordarshan National , Directed By Padamasri Ranjana Guhar in the year 2008
  3. MEGA SERIAL:
    1. Choreographed in Mega sereial" Purna Tay" Telecast in Etv,Odia.
  4. 2. Choreographed in the T.V. serial " Sura Lahari " telecast in D.D. Odia.
  5. 3. Choreographed in the T. V. serial " Triveni " telecast in D.D. Odia.
  6. 4. Choreographed in the T.V.serial " Lare Lappa" telecast in D.D. Odia.
  7. 5. Choreographed in the T.V. serial "Sangeet duniya " telecast in D.D.Odia.
  8. 6. Choreographed in the T.V.serial " Dil Deewana " tele cast on OTV Odia.
  9. 7. Choreographed in international production mega serial " Sai tere naam " telecast on D.D.Bharati.
  1. ADVERTISEMENT ON T.V.:
    1. Choreographer and director in the Advertisement of the cassette " Chua chandan ".
  2. 2. Choreographed in the Advertisement of "Sobha washing Powder "
  3. MOVIE:
    Choreographed in the movie " Gabbar singh ki sholey "
    ALBUM:
    1. Director & choreographer of the Album cassette ''Kanha Mujhe Apna Banale''.(Hindi).
  4. 2.Director & choreographer of the Album''O Meri Jaan''(Hindi).
  5. 3. Director & choreographer of the album'' Rapatia Likha Daroga Babu''. (Bhojpuri)
  6. 4. Director & choreographer of the album ''Justju''. (Hindi)
  7. 5. Director & choreographer of 200 odia album cassette.Some names areSrimukha chahile maha purnya, Baba tume kauthu aaicha,Paan bala babu,Etc
  8. 6. sundari kemiti hela, Sahara re laagi jaau niaa etc.
  1. 1. Aadi Vidrohi Nrtya Somaroha ( Participated as an artist ) organized by Swaraj Sansthan, Sanchalanlaya, Sanskritik Vibhag Madhya Pradesh.(Bhopal) 2010
  2. 2. Participated as an artist in the theater festival of " Natyanjali" at Purbashree Bhartiyam Cultural multiplex organized by Sangeet Natak Akademi , New delhi and Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre. Kolkota2009.
  3. 3. Participated as a dance artist in Odisha day celebration in Bhubaneswar 1998 Organised and choreographed in the cultural programme of National convention & Hindu dharma shiksha sanskriti sammelan . Organised by Bharat Sevashrama Sangha.2009
  4. 4. Participated in the cultural Programme of Dussehra in Gaziabad (U.P.)organize by Utkaliya Pooja Sankrutika sangha.
  5. 5. Participate and choreographed in the cultural evening of all india Bank conference at satya sai auditorium .New delhi.2009
    6. Participate and choreographed in the cultural Programme of Air force (New delhi) at the place India Gate in the year 2007
  6. 7. Participate in the cultural programme of Utkal social cultural Association , Maruti vihar Gurgaon.2006
  7. 9. choreographed in the cultural programme of Dussehera Festival of chattarpur organise by Utkal Bharatiya Pooja committee.
  8. 10. choreographed in the 35 Annual day celebration of 'Utkalini'' (New Delhi) in the year 2014.
  9. 11 Choreographed Odissi & Folk dance festival in the programme of ''FEEL INDIA'' Amphi Theatre The Ashok New Delhi organized by ITDC 2014.
  10. 12 Organised & choreographed odissi dance festival in the occasion of NCMI(National Conference on Medical Informatics) 2014 & APAMI (Asia Pacific Association of Medical Informatics ) 2014 at AIIMS.
  1. 1. Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration (Govt. of India ) 2005 to 2014 at Mansoori.
  2. 2. Dance Director at Horizon School for the Annual Function 2007 Nizammuddin New Delhi.
  3. 3. Dance Teacher in Satyayug Darshan English Medium School Old Faridabad.
  4. 4. DanceTeacher in Kala Udyana music & dance institution at Gurgaon.
  5. 5. Dance Teacher in Chakrapani World Music School ,New Delhi.
  6. 6. Dance Teacher in Ramjash School, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
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