Bhubaneswar: Noted Kuchipudi danseuse and chairperson of JSPL Foundation Shallu Jindal was conferred with Urvashee Award for her contribution to Indian dance and music.
She received the award during the Music Festival ‘Kamala Desha Rajakumara’ organized by Prafulla Kar Foundation and Sanskar on the occasion of 81st Birthday of the eminent musician here on February 16.
After receiving the award, she expressed her deep gratitude to Prafulla Kar Foundation and people of Odisha for the honour. “Odisha is the land where every stone has a tale to tell and every sound of music has divinity imbibed with it. I aspire to contribute more to the art, culture and quality of life of the people of Odisha,” she said.