Sonal Mansingh

Turning Points

  1. Bharatanatyam Arangetram

    1961

    Arangetram

  2. Left home

    1963
  3. Sapru House Performance - Famous in North India

    1964
  4. Went Abroad

    1965

    First introduction to Europe

  5. Came Back to India

    1967

    Settled in Delhi

  6. Entry of Shri Jivan Pani as Mentor

    1972

    Jeevan Pani
    Related Link : Gurus of Sonal Mansingh

  7. Germany Car Accident

    1974
  8. Opposing Emergency

    1975
  9. Founded Center for Indian Classical Dances

    1977

    CICD
    Related Link : Center for Indian Classical Dances

  10. Awarded Padma Bhushan

    1992

    Padma Bhushan, 1992
    Related Link : Awards and Honours Gallery

  11. TIHAR Jail - International Human Rights day

    1992
  12. Prakash Jha's documentary film 'SONAL'

    2000

    Sonal Mansingh is far more than just a dancer, the film provides an insight into the other aspects of her life. It presents her as not just the best known and most innovative classical dancer in India, but also as the strong yet sensitive, and multifaceted individual that she is.
    The Documentary won the Golden Lotus – Best Documentary 2002 (National Award).
    Sonal Mansingh

  13. Awarded Padma Vibhushan

    2003

    PadmaVibhushan
    Related Link : Awards and Honours Gallery

  14. Sangeet Natak Akademi Chairman

    2003
  15. Trustee IGNCA

    2003
  16. Removed as Sangeet Natak Akademy Chairman following political interference

    2006
  17. Dancing on Ashatapath in front of South Face of Mt kailas

    2006
  18. Rare honour receiving Kameshwari Sanmaan from Aadi Shakti-peeth of Kamakhya at Guwahati, Assam

    2008
  19. Conceptualised Bharat ki Shaan - RUMJHUM for DD National

    2013

    rumjhum

  20. Leaving C-304 Defence Colony

    2013