Pooja Sengupta

Pooja Sengupta

Pooja Sengupta

Founder and Director | Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre

Pooja Sengupta is the pioneer of the dance theatre in Bangladesh. She started to learn dancing from her childhood. She completed her BSC and MSC in physics from the University of Dhaka. Then she got a scholarship in Indian Council for Cultural Relations and went to study MA in Dance at Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, instead of going to Germany for PHD. She is one of the legends who turn their passion into profession.

Pooja Sengupta is one of the most meritorious dance artists of this generation in Bangladesh. She has been highly appreciated for her individuality, innovative style of dancing and creative ideas at home and abroad. She received lots of national and international awards such as the Guinness World Record for the longest dance marathon, February 2012,Traveled India as a member of Bangladesh Youth Delegation to India-2016, delivered a speech at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan representing the youth of Bangladesh, Invited by Bangkok University to conduct workshop and lecture demonstration at The Bangkok University Theatre Company on “Influence of art and literature in dance and choreography,Listed as top ten young achievers of Bangladesh in 2014-15 in the category of Dance by the leading daily newspaper in Bangladesh-The Daily Prothom Alo.