Kumkum Mohanty
Born (1946-09-10) 10 September 1946 (age 75)
NationalityIndian
EducationGraduate, Pol. Sc.
Alma materUtkal University
OccupationAdministrator
Children2
AwardsPadma Shri
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
Websitewww.geetagovinda.in

Kumkum Mohanty (born 10 September 1946) is an Odissi dancer.

Mohanty was born at Cuttack.[1] She received training from Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra at Kala Vikash kendra.[2] She is recognised for abhinaya.[3] She has worked as the special secretary (Culture) to the Government of Odisha.[4] After her retirement in 2004, she started her dance school Geeta govinda in 2006, in Bhubaneshwar.Currently she joined as an adjunct professor at School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management, IIT Bhubaneswar

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  1. ^ "SRJAN, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Nrityabasa". srjan.com. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Born on September 10, 1946 to a family at Cuttack
  2. ^ "Kumkum Mohanty". orissadiary.com. Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Kumkum Mohanty received her training in Odissi dance at Kala Vikash Kendra under the tutelage of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra
  3. ^ Panda, Namita (1 September 2011). "Fest follows guruji's footsteps". telegraphindia.com. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Kumkum is widely recognised for her immaculate abhinaya (a dance form) in Odissi.
  4. ^ "Kumkum Mohanty". mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Shrimati Mohanty is also the Special Secretary (Culture) to the Government of Orissa.
  5. ^ "Orissa: Srjan announces Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award to Gloria, Kumkum Mohanty, Oriya Orbit". orissadiary.com. 2011. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Kumkum Mohanty to get Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2011.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards Directory (1954-2009)" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs (India). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 May 2013. 64 Smt. Kumkum Mohanty PS OR Art
  7. ^ "SNA: Awardeeslist:: (Dance -Odissi)". sangeetnatak.gov.in. Archived from the original on 31 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Kumkum Mohanty 1994
  8. ^ "Other States / Orissa News : Kumkum Mohanty conferred 'Nrutyangada Samman'". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 8 January 2011. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. Kumkum Mohanty was conferred the 2nd ‘Nrutyangada Samman'