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Meghranjani is a young and promising artist of Kathak dance. Daughter of Marami Medhi, a renowned exponent of kathak and Joyprakash Medhi ,a renowned vocalist , composer & music director of Assam, Meghranjani started learning kathak at a very tender age of 3 years under the guidance of her mother. She has also attended numbers of valuable workshop conducted by the great maestro of kathak dance Pandit Birju Maharaj and earned blessings from Panditji.

Meghranjani has passed Nrtiya Nipun in Kathak dance from Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapith, Lucknow in the year 2009 and secured 1st division. Meghranjani also awarded scholarship from Deptt. Of Culture, and Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) Govt. of India. Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR), Govt. of India selected Meghranjani as a panel Artist for Kathak in 2012.

www.award council of india.com awarded Meghranjani as 'Dancing Queen of Assam' and includes her name in Award Portal. Meghranjani has been awarded as the 'Best Actress' by NEBCUS MEDIA AWARDS in 2010-2011

PERFORMANCES

Meghranjani has given performances all over India along with her mother and also performed her solo kathak recital in several prestigious programmes in and outside Assam, which includes- Sadhana Festival of Dance, New Delhi, Kathak Mahotsava, 2013 organized by Kathak Kendra, New Delhi, Pragjyoti International Dance Festival,2013 Vasantotsav, 2011& 2012 New Delhi,; Panch Tattwa Festival, Mumbai; Parampara Festival of Dance & Music 2013, Srimanat Shakardev Kalakhetra, Guwahati; Sangeet Sankalpa, Khajuraho Festival of Dances-2014,organized by Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet Evam Academy & Madhaya Pradesh Sanskriti Parishad etc and earned laurels from critics and connoisseurs.

Meghranjani has performed in Canada on June, 2011 at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto as part of, and commissioned by Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity. Her performance as Mumtaz in a dance theatre titled as 'Taj' in Toronto Festival of Arts was highly acclaimed by the audiences. The other renowned artists in production of 'Taj' were international Bollywood film, television and theatre star Kabir Bedi and acclaimed Canadian actress Lisa Ray and through exquisite kathak dance choreographed by legendary Guru Kumudini Lakhia. Meghranjani has owned Gold Medal in the Inter College Youth Festival of Guwahati University for three consecutive years 2007, 2008 and 2009.

She has performed in the Gana Sabha Mahostav in Chennai on the occasion of World Dance Day in 2014. In April,2014 Meghranjani Medhi has visited Egypt, Israel, Palestine and UAE as a sponsored artist of ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India and performed in the 'India by the Nile Festival,2014' ,Olam Mofet theater of Israel, Al Kasaba Theatre of Ramallah and Sharjah Heritage Day Festival,2014 respectively. Her enchanting performance in abroad was highly appreciated by the audience and viewers.In February 2014 ,Meghranjani has performed in the Khajurahu Festival of Dance.She performed in the " KALA GHODA FESTIVAL " on February 10, 2015 .In 14th February 2015,she has performed in the "GUDIYA SMBRAHMA", Bangalore Temple Festival.She recently performed in Chennai on the occasion of World Dance Day.


She performed in Chennai on the occasion of World Dance Day. On 24th August 2016 she peformed in Bhopal . She recently performed in Bangladesh, Dhaka on 8th September 2016 as a part of celebration of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika’z Birthday . She performed in Ujjain on 10th November 2016 for the Klaidas Samaroah. She was recently sponsored by ICCR as a solo performer to New Zealand. She performed in the Diwali Festival in Auckaland on th 14th and 15th of October in 2016 and also the Diwali Festival in wellington on 23rd October 2016 . She conduct many lecture demonstration programs on Kathak Dance in many schools all over New Zealand from 15th October to 23rd October.Meghranjani performed on 7th December 2016 at the Gungur Nrityotsav at Agartala. She has been performing in the entire south for many times in the year 2016 form many festivals sponsored by Utsav Music in Bangalore , Chennai , Andhra Pradesh cosequitively. Meghranjani has been taking workshop as an expert of Kathak Dance in various places of Assam like Barpeta , Nalbari , Bongaigaon , Guwahati etc. She has also been taking workshop in National Levels .Meghranjani a judge in many state level as well as national level based competition which includes C C R T , Dordarshan , ,Alcheringa etc.

She has also cut a niche for herself in the field of Choregraphy.

FILM & FASHION

She is very popular actor of the Assamese Film Industry. Her performance in 'Lakhimi', 'Abhimani Mon','Purnima' 'Janmoni',Rumal, Kasijun and many others were highly appreciated by the people. A mega-serial named "Tumi Dusokut Kajol Lole", was super hit in this field. She has also been a part of many TV commercials like Steel n style by TATA, Mahindra Generator, Jet Wings, Spinner 10000 etc. Meghranjani is an active artist in the Fashion world too, she has been show stoppers for many fashion events, she has been featured in many magazines as a cover model and also worked as models for many well-known Designers. She recently did her debut Feature Film named "Anuradha" which is to be released by the fall of 2014.

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