Apeksha Niranjan, a bharatanatyam dancer was felicitated by the The Inner Wheel Club

Apeksha Niranjan, a bharatanatyam dancer was felicitated by the The Inner Wheel Club

Apeksha Niranjan,

Apeksha Niranjan, a bharatanatyam dancer from Navi Mumbai, was felicitated by the The Inner Wheel Club of New Bombay Seaside District-314, as a distinguished recipient of the prestigious Shatabdi Sanaskriti Puraskar, as a part of the Panchamrit Puraskar in the Centenary Project as 2023-2024 is their Centenary year. The felicitation ceremony took place on March 28, 2024, in a grand celebration of excellence to recognize individuals who had contributed to society. The InnerWheel Club and Association of India is the world’s largest voluntary women’s organization of Service and friendship. It supports people by providing educational and medical support and donations to the underprivileged.

Apeksha Niranjan’s outstanding dedication and remarkable achievements in the field of Bharatnatyam have set a benchmark for others to follow. Her unwavering commitment to promoting Indian culture and heritage, in India an abroad, through her dance, has made her a shining example of how an artist can help in cultural diffusion.She is spreading the art, beauty, and knowledge of Bharatnatyam globally.

The Shatabdi Sanaskriti Puraskar is a testament to Apeksha Niranjan’s exceptional talent and her significant impact on the community. It recognizes her as a visionary teacher, choreographer, and performer, whose innovative ideas and tireless efforts have made a positive difference in spreading our culture all over the world.

Apeksha performed a special recital befitting the occasion. It included a traditional performance on Devi Mahishasurmardini and how she symbolizes that every woman is a goddess in her own right. This was followed by a contemporary performance where she showed how women are being mistreated in society today and asked the society to change its’ ways and respect the integrity and intelligence of women. The felicitation ceremony was followed by a warm fellowship gathering, where members of the Inner Wheel Club had the opportunity to interact with Apeksha Niranjan and congratulate her on this well-deserved honor. The event concluded with a delightful high tea, where guests shared laughter, and stories, and celebrated the spirit of camaraderie.