Dharshana Jhaveri

Dharshana  Jhaveri

Darshana Jhaveri is the youngest of the four Jhaveri sisters and is a leading exponent of Manipuri dance. Her intense training under guru bipin singh had lead her to develop a love for the art form. Together with her sisters they were the first non-manipuris to perform this art form at the govindji temple inside the royal palace of imphal.

Darshana had learnt Rasa Sutras and jagoi from Khetri Tombi Devi, Nata pung from Metei Tombi Singh and Maibi Jagoi from Kumar Maibi.

Together with her sisters, she started the Manipuri Nartanalaya which has centers at Mumbai, Kolkata and imphal.

Darshana was awarded the sangeet natak academy award in1996 and the Padma sri in 2002