10 September 1946 |
|Education||Graduate, Pol. Sc.|
|Alma mater||Utkal University|
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Kumkum Mohanty (born 10 September 1946) is an Odishi dancer.
Mohanty was born at Cuttack. She received training from Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra at Kala Vikash kendra. She is recognised for abhinaya. She has worked as the special secretary (Culture) to the Government of Odisha. After her retirement in 2004, she started her dance school Geeta govinda in 2006, in Bhubaneshwar
- Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra Award, 2011
- Padma Shri, 2005
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 1994
- Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi, 1993
- 2nd Nrutyangada Samman 
- "SRJAN, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Nrityabasa". srjan.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Born on September 10, 1946 to a family at Cuttack
- "Kumkum Mohanty". orissadiary.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Kumkum Mohanty received her training in Odissi dance at Kala Vikash Kendra under the tutelage of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra
- Panda, Namita (1 September 2011). "Fest follows guruji's footsteps". telegraphindia.com. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Kumkum is widely recognised for her immaculate abhinaya (a dance form) in Odissi.
- "Kumkum Mohanty". mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Shrimati Mohanty is also the Special Secretary (Culture) to the Government of Orissa.
- "Orissa: Srjan announces Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award to Gloria, Kumkum Mohanty, Oriya Orbit". orissadiary.com. 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Kumkum Mohanty to get Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2011.
- "Padma Awards Directory (1954-2009)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs (India).
64 Smt. Kumkum Mohanty PS OR Art
- "SNA: Awardeeslist:: (Dance -Odissi)". sangeetnatak.gov.in. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Kumkum Mohanty 1994
- "The Hindu : Other States / Orissa News : Kumkum Mohanty conferred 'Nrutyangada Samman'". hindu.com. Chennai, India. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
Kumkum Mohanty was conferred the 2nd ‘Nrutyangada Samman'