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Gloria, Kumkum to get Kelucharan Award

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Oriya cine artiste Gloria Mohanty and eminent Odissi dancer Kumkum Mohanty will receive the 17th Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award for 2011.

This was announced by Srjan, a cultural organisation headed by Dance Guru Ratikanta Mohapatra, son of late Guru Kelu Charan Mohapatra.

Actress Gloria Mohanty (79) has been active in her field for the past 60 years.

Kumkum Mohanty, an immense contributor to Odissi dance, received Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1994.

The awards will be given on September 11.

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