Anannya Mahanta, a trained dancer in the field of Sattriya Dance from Guwahati, Assam has recently been awarded with the ‘Senior Scholarship’ under ‘Scheme of Scholarship to Young Artistes in different Cultural Fields’ for the year 2016-17 under Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
A disciple of Guru Sharodi Saikia and Dr. Bhabananda Borbayan, Anannya started her training in the field of “Sattriya Dance” at a tender age of three years. She was also a junior scholarship holder under the MoC (Ministry of Culture), Government of India and presently serving as a graded artist under Doordarshan Kendra, Guwahati.
At a young age, Anannya has established herself in this field by performing in many international and national platforms across the country. Daughter of Lila Kanta Mahanta and Bonti Mahanta, Anannya has recently completed her graduation in “Physics.