The Padmabhushan Awardees, The Dhananjayans (Shanta and Dhananjayan) are international celebrities with almost six decades in the field of performing Arts of Bhaarat. With innumerable performances to their credit, covering a global spectrum, this made for each other couple is a beacon light icon to generations to come. Immaculate communicators through their exemplary performances all over the world, they bring credit to the Nation by propagation and preservation of the art and culture of Bhaarat.
Uma Dogra is a Kathak Exponent and is contributing to the field of Dance for the past 45 years as Performer, Teacher, Choreographer and Author. Besides the other prestigious awards, she has also been conferred with Honorary member of Min-on Concert Association, Japan for
spreading Peace and Happiness through Dance.
Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is one of the few greatest musicians of our times who have contributed immensely to popularize the Indian Classical Music all across the globe. His contribution is more significant as he has created a new instrument Mohan-Veena having the elements of ‘gayki’ and ‘tantrakari’ making it unique.
Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt will be performing along with his Son, Salil Bhatt who is creator of ‘Satvik Veena’ and the first musician to get Canadian Grammy nomination and Anwar Khan Manganiyar the Folk music Icon of Rajasthan. He has been awarded with the central Sangeet
Natak Academy award recently, has travelled in a dozen countries all over the world