Sucheta Bhide Chapekar

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Sucheta Bhide Chapekar
Native name Marathi: सुचेता भिडे चापेकर
Born (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948 (age 66)
Nationality Indian
Other names Sucheta Bhide
Known for Bharatnatyam

Sucheta Bhide Chapekar (Marathi: सुचेता भिडे चापेकर) (born 6 December 1948) is an Indian classical dancer and choreographer, and an exponent of Bharatnatyam.[1] She is the founder of 'Kalavardhini', a trust supporting the teaching and propagation activities in classical dance, where she also teaches Bharatnatyam.[2]

She was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2007 by Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama.


  1. ^ Paul, Debjani (15 June 2013). "Blue Eyed Girl". Indian Express (Pune). Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Smt. Sucheta Chapekar". Kalavardhini. Retrieved 31 July 2014.