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“May I eternally aspire and thrive to create more approachability and understanding of Manipuri dance, the rich artistic heritage of my sana leibak…..the golden land of Manipur.”

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Press


The Telegraph: Bimbavati was charming as she showed abhinaya to depict Lord Krishna pleading forgiveness from his beloved Radha.

The Statesman: The building up of rhythmic complexities was ably executed by Bimbavati.

Hindustan Times: Bimbavati came up with a choreography that bears testimony to her creativity and repertoire. She is an accomplished dancer who has inculcated within her the finer points of Manipuri dance from her illustrious parents

Hindustan Times: Bimbavati is a true chip off the old block, dew fresh and effervescent with movements that spring from the core - Shanta Serbjeet, acclaimed dance critic and scholar


The Asian Age: Guru Bipin Sigh’s daughter, Bimbavati danced with finesse highlighting the conceptual beauty of the choreography


Hindustan Times: Bimbavati came up with a choreography that bears testimony to her creativity and repertoire. She is an accomplished dancer who has inculcated within her the finer points of Manipuri dance from her illustrious parents


The Hindu: Bimbavati danced like Trojan….her movements bore the evidence of one born to the dance family -Smt. Leela, Venkatraman, acclaimed dance critic and scholar.


The Telegraph: Bimbavati Devi, a brilliant Manipuri dancer tried to stick to the vocabularies of Manipuri in all its purity while combining it with an innovative and intelligent way of presentation.

Awards & Recognition



  1. An ‘A’ grade artiste of Doordarshan (Indian National Television).


  1. A recipient of Junior and Senior National Scholarship in Manipuri Dance from the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.


  1. A recipient of Junior National Fellowship in Manipuri dance from the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.


  1. Title of Shringar Mani conferred by Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.


  1. Recipient of Nandita Kripalini Award from West Bengal State Academy of Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts, Govt. of West Bengal.


  1. Empanelled artiste of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R), Govt. of India.


  1. Sanskriti Award 2004 given by Smt. Sheila Dikshit, the Chief Minister of Delhi on behalf of the prestigious Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi.


  1. Aditya Birla Kala Kiran Puraskar 2007 conferred by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh on behalf Sangeet Kala Kendra, Mumbai.


  1. Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2008 conferred by Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi.


  1. Have been deputed as the Manipuri dance trainer by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) at the Cultural Centre of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2008.


  1. One of the Experts of Junior and Senior National Fellowship in the field of Manipuri dance.


  1. Ph.D program completed in Manipuri Dance.