Sharvari Ashok Jamenis



Born on 29 May 1974 in Pune; trained in Kathak dance under Smt. Rohini Bhate; completed Masters in Kathak Dance from Pune University; performed in many festivals including the Khajuraho Festival, Madhya Pradesh, Ellora Festival, Maharashtra, Konark Festival, Orissa, Hampi, Karnataka, Pt. Durga Lal Festival, Mumbai, Kathak Festival, Nritya Pratibha, Delhi and Hyderabad, Pt. Kumar Gandharva Festival, International Film Festival and Pune Festival; also traveled to Germany, France, U.K., Vietnam, Singapore and UAE; participated in several Choreographic works of her Guru Smt. Rohini Bhate; acted in several Marathi and Hindi feature films and also choreographed dance sequences; a recipient of several awards and honours including Punya Gaurav conferred by Brother Hood Foundation (2006), Kala Gaurav of Kalarang Pratishthan (2004), P.L. Smriti Tarunai Puraskar (2007), Film Fare and Screen Best Actress Award for film Bindhast and Alpha Gaurav Award for travel show Bhatkanti. Sharvari receives the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Purskar for Kathak Dance.