Saswat joshi is an internationally acclaimed Odissi dancer and choreographer, born and brought up in Titilagarh, Boalangir dist. He has learned Odissi under the able guidance of Padmashree Kumkum Mohanty and Padmashree Ileana Citaristi, he has 30 years of learning experince and his abhinaya in Astapadi has got many recognisastion in world foroum.
The branding partner for Odisha Tourism /Culture for promoting Odissi and Folk dance culture through out world. He has got Sangeet Ratna with gold medal in Odissi dance from Rabindra Bharati University , Kolkata.He has got national scholarship from Ministry of Culture Govt. Of India. Saswat was seen in the film ” the journey” by Hollywood director Sandrine da Costa in the year 2012.
Mr joshi is a well known name in the film industry as choreographer and in the reality show industry as Dance Master Saswat. His performance in the film Koun Kitney Pani Mein(rangabati) had got wide acclamation in whole over world.. And he became the Rangabati king of Bollywood.
His own festival Aekalavya , tribute to guru shishya paramapara created lot of awareness in classical dance and created a wonderful platform for youth. He has already organised the Aekalavya dance festival in Malaysia, U.A.E, Dubai and Singapire.He is now associated with Tamilnadu tourism for Incredible India project. He has opened many Odissi institutions in India and abroad for promotion of classical and folk dance in Italy, Hungary, Japan, France and United Kingdom. He is the founder/director of Lasyakala dance vision.
He has joined as guest faculty in Rajasthan central University. He has performed already in 32 countries and whole ever India. He perfomed with his team last year in 49th OSA convention , Michigan.
He awarded as” Youth Icon” by Odia society of United Kingdom and “The Artist” by Musee Guimet, France,
His performance in the ballet Nirvana as Gautam Buddha on the birth anniversary and 2600 year celebration of Gautama Buddha got wide acclaimed in all Asian countries.
. He is the choreographer of many bollywood film and trained many actors from the industry like, Radhika apte, Kunal kapoor etc,
.His bollywood debut and presence Rangabati from the film Koun Kitney Pani Mein was bluckbuster hit..
Now this year ,The Month of May he created history and brought loural for the state. He performed the famous sambalpuri dance infront of world famous Eiffel tower ,Paris.. The most popular viral Video of the world And the whole odisha and India is proud of Him.
He also perfomed in many iconic towers of the world such as Petronos Towers, Malaysia, Merlion park,Singapore, Kuwait towers Kuwait, Burj Khalifa Dubai, Colossioum in Italy, Red squre in Russia, and many more.
He is now the brand promoter of Odisha Tourism, and face of Soulful Odisha, Manyavar, Boyanika and Utkalika..
Saswat Joshi in Dance
Saswat Joshi has dedicated himself to the rhythms of dance which became vibration of his life. He has performed widely throughout India & abroad.
He has performed at major dance festivals and venues across the world including Japan, UK, Canada, Europe and India. He has participated in many workshops on Odissi dance in South Korea, Europe, Italy; Japan.His performance reflects the emotion of Odissi dance.
Saswat is known for expression and technical perfection in Odissi dance.
Saswat Joshi performs in Mangalacharan, Batu, Pallavi, Abhinaya and Mokhya.
For Saswat, Odissi is more than a dance for; it is a means of expression and joy.
He has dedicated his life towards Odissi dance.Saswat is a devoted and passionate disciple of Odissi dance and is under the guidance of the renowned dancer and teacher, Padmashree Dr.Ileana Citaristi, India.
Brought up in Odisha in an atmosphere of dance and music, Saswat has been trained in odissi research center with diligence, discipline and dedication.
Saswat Joshi is Gold medalist in “VISHARAD”,Graduate degree from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh University.
Saswat holds Master’s Degree in English Literature from Sambalpur University.
Sangeet Ratna -2005-2007.Post graduate degree from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad,Rabindra Varati University.During the year 2000 the dedication & passion for dance brought Saswat to the Odissi Research Center Bhubaneswar, where he has taken the in house course internees, also got the state scholarship from Govt.of Odisha. Saswat is the recipient of national scholarship from Govt. of India -Ministry of culture 2007-09.