Faculty


Administration

College Management − World famous Nalanda Dance Research Centre is the management of Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya. Nalanda Dance Research Centre is a non-profit public trust which is totally engaged in Pedagogical Study of Indian Classical Dance. It has achieved tremendous reputations not only in India but abroad as well.

  • Sr. No.

Name of the Teacher

Designation

Qualifications

  • 1
  • Padmabhushan Dr. (Smt.) Kanak Rele
  • Honorary Education Director
  • Renowned Scholar-Exponent, LLB, Advocate, Ph.D. in Dance, Adjunct Professor in University of Mumbai.

    Thesis Title: "Mohini Attam" All Aspects and Spheres of Influence
  • 2
  • Dr.(Smt).Uma Rele
  • Principal
  • B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A. (Bharata Natyam ), Ph.D. (Mumbai University ) NET Qualified.
    Thesis Title :" Aesthetics of Nayika-s in Indian Classical Dance"
  • 3
  • Dr.(Smt). Malati Agneswaran
  • Head of Department Reader
  • B.A. , B.F.A.,M.F.A. (Bharata Natyam ) , Ph.D. (Mumbai University ).
    Thesis title: "Significance of Regional Myths for the Narrative Element in Kinetic Art Forms"
  • 4
  • Dr. (Smt).Ambika Viswanath
  • Associate Professor
  • B.A. ., B.F.A.,M.F.A. (Bharata Natyam ) , Ph.D. (Mumbai University ),NET Qualified
    Thesis Title: " The Concept of Tala in Relation to Indian Classical Dance "
  • 5
  • Dr. (Smt). Meenakshi Iyer Gangopadhyay
  • Assistant Professor
  • M.Com , B.F.A.,M.F.A. (Bharata Natyam ) , Ph.D. (Mumbai University ) NET Qualified
    Thesis Title : "Aesthetic Symbiosis Between Vacikabhinaya and Body Kinetics in Bharata Natyam".
  • 6
  • Smt. Madhuri Deshmukh
  • Assistant Professor
  • B.F.A ,M.F.A. (Mohini Attam), NET Qualified
  • 7
  • Smt. Radhika Nair
  • Assistant Professor
  • B.F.A.,M.F.A. (Bharata Natyam ) NET Qualified
  • 8
  • Smt. Megha Mohad
  • Assistant Professor
  • B.F.A ,M.F.A. (Mohini Attam), NET Qualified
  • 9
  • Dr.Vijay Patil
  • Assistant Professor English
  • M.A. ,Ph.D (English)
  • 10
  • Dr. (Smt). Chinmayi Deodhar
  • Assistant Professor Sanskrit
  • M.A. ,Ph. D (Sanskrit), NET Qualified
  • 11
  • Ms. Ramyia Krishnan
  • Librarian
  • B.A., M. L. I. Sc ,NET Qualified
  • Sr. No.

Name of the Teacher

Designation

Qualifications

  • 1
  • Kalashri.C.Gopalakrishnan
  • Musician Accompanist
  • M.A.(Kathakali) from Kerala Kala Mandalam (Deemed to be University)
  • 2
  • Kalashri.M.S.Gireesan
  • Musician Accompanist
  • P.G.Diploma from Kerala Kala Mandalam in Kathakali Vocal
  • 3
  • Shri. V.Murukan
  • Musician Accompanist
  • Gana Pravina in Mridangam
  • Sr. No.

Name of the Teacher

Designation

Qualifications

  • 1
  • Smt.Shyamala Gopalakrishnan
  • Vocal Music
  • "Sangit Vidwan" Post Graduate Diploma from Govt. Of Madras.
  • 2
  • Kalashri K.N.P. Nambisan
  • Percussionist
  • Highly accomplished qualified traditional Musician
  • 3
  • Shri. K.A. Shivramkrishnan
  • Vocal Accompaniment
  • Highly accomplished qualified traditional Musician
  • Sr. No.

Name of the Teacher

Designation

Qualifications

  • 1
  • Smt.Nutan Patwardhan
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. (Kathak) University of Mumbai
  • 2
  • Smt.Varada Pandit
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. (Kathak) University of Mumbai , NET Qualified
  • 3
  • Smt. Jonaki Ragahvan
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. (Kathak) University of Mumbai
  • 4
  • Dr. Ali Irani
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Internationally Renowned Physiotherapist
  • 5
  • Dr. Maya Nanavati
  • Visiting Faculty
  • O.P.T-Occupational Therapist
  • 6
  • Dr. Mansi Mehta
  • Visiting Faculty
  • M.P.T-Physiotherapist
  • 7
  • Dr. Prachi Shah
  • Visiting Faculty
  • M.P.T-Physiotherapist
  • 8
  • Kum.Trupti Rathod
  • Yoga Teacher
  • Adv. Dip. in Yoga from Kaivalyadhama

Teaching

a. Very fortunately after 42 years today all the lecturers excepting the language teachers. , are the products of Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya. This has ensured an excellent continuity of Nalanda′s teaching methodology and ideology. An additional advantage is that all the academic staff function as a team since they have shared their studentship at the college. All members have excelled at some facet of their chosen idiom.

b. These teachers bring in a tremendous vitality to the teaching process since they are able to focus on weak points of the teaching methodology, which they had experienced as students. This ensures constant improvement and up gradation.

c. The university course of study also provides for teaching experience to be gained at the postgraduate level. The post graduate students have to teach the Foundation students selected topics in theoretical papers and assist the senior lecturers in conducting practicals lessons throughout the year. This practice ensures individual attention to the junior students.

d. The students of Masters go to various Municipal schools to teach dance, under their "Teaching Assignments". It is an important extension activity of the college wherein "Dance Awareness and Appreciation" is generated among school children. It also builds the social responsibility among the college students.

Contact Us

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  • J.V.P.D. Scheme,Vile Parle(West),
  • Mumbai 400049
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