Smt. Bindu Juneja

Smt. Bindu Junej is a renowned Odissi dancer from India who was drawn towards the fluidity and lyrical mysticism of Odissi.

Initially trained in Bharatha Natyam, in her childhood, at the Bhatkhande Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Lucknow, Bindu Juneja was soon drawn towards the fluidity and lyrical mysticism of Odissi. She received training in the style from its eminent exponent Madhavi Mudgal at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi.Bindu’s dance displays a fine classicism of expression, which stems from her rigorous training and a profound understanding of the philosophy and aesthetics of Indian Art.

She was also fortunate to have best in close proximity with Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra, the grand maestro of Odissi, and imbibe the deeper nuance of his art. In her pursuit of oneness with the dance form, she had emerged a sensitive and refined exponent of Odissi.An “A” grade artiste of Doordharshan, Bindu had featured in several national telecasts. She also has extensive experience of performing both within and outside India.

She has performed in several prestigious festivals in the country. Her performance tours abroad have been to the USA for the Festival of India in 1986, Mexico, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Vienna, Germany, France, Holland, Spain, Brazil and United Kingdom.She has been a recipient of the “Junior Research Fellowship” from the Department of Culture, Government of India and also its production grant for a thematic presentation entitled “Sakshatkar Unravelling the True Nature of Lord Jagannath”.

Smt. Bindu Junej may be reached by email at

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