Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan Veteran Classical dancer and Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Sonal Mansingh name got listed in World Book Record this Tuesday, 31st July, it was indeed a remarkable day in the history of dance as Dr. Sonal Mansingh has set a world record for being the Iconic cultural personality of India and as one of the renowned classical dancer by the World Book of records (UK). The notable event which took place at Taste of Punjab, Mumbai was organised by none other than Ballroom dancing king of India Mr.Sandip Soparrkar, who Dr Mansingh calls her Dancing son. This wonderful evening was hosted by renowned film and television actress Prachee Shah along with Sandip Soparrkar which added to the charm of this special occasion. One saw the loving bond Dr Mansingh shared with Sandip Soparrkar and everyone realise that all dancers have a Common heart that joins them forever.
The evening was celebrated in an even more enthusiastic style with Bharatnatyam and Odissi dance performances by the students of Dr Uma Rele’s Nalanda Nritya Kala Maha Vidhyala. These performances added on to the zest, zeal and enthusiasm in the mesmerising evening. Adding up to the guest list the evening witnessed some more big names including Dr. Diwakar Sukul, Chairman- World Book of records and Mr. Santosh Sharma, President- World Book of records who presented the honour to Dr Mansingh in the presence of actress Sharbani Mukherji and many more. While receiving the honour Dr Mansingh said, “I want to thank World Book of Records for presenting me this honour, I feel humbled that through me the Indian cultural and traditions are getting its due recognition”
Overwhelmed Chairman of World Book of Records, Dr Sukul said, “Dr Sonal Mansingh is not just a dance guru but is an iconic cultural personality of India and an epitome of Indian heritage and cultural, we at World Book of Records are delighted to list her name as a part of our Records.” The evening was really one of the biggest days in the dance history. A day that the world would cherish as this day witnesses such passion and unshakable dedication towards this beautiful art form as this day witnesses the best of experts and experiences the evening proved to be a memorable on for the world.
Pigeon Media (Abhishek Dubey)