CHOREOGRAPHER, DIRECTOR AND DANCE SCHOLAR
SSukalyn, to day, is the most frequently talked about name in the arena of performing art and showbiz news. This internationally renowned choreographer, dancer, stage performer, teacher and producer always leaves the mark of his excellence with a unique blend of oriental – occidental and traditional – contemporary dance form.
As a Scholar SSukalyn excelled in the niceties of the classical dances like Bharat Natyam, Kathakali and Manipuri as well as the contemporary and martial arts. Having travelled a lot all over the world, making stage performances since a very early age, SSukalyn imbibed all the best aspects of world- dance and incorporated them in his own art.
SSukalyn emerged as a world-class performer and internationally renowned choreographer since the inception of “Sukalyann n Entouragee” in 1995. Long before that he started performing in different parts of the world and just effortlessly bagged so many awards and honorary post of guest lecturer in the university of Georgia.
As a teacher SSukalyn inculcates a new school of dance where he gives away the best of his innovative skills and aesthetic values to his disciples right from USA, Canada and Bangladesh to India.As a teacher SSukalyn doesn't teach how to imitate, he teaches the secret of creation with the versatility of an artist.
As a choreographer SSukalyn to day is the busiest professional in the field and he finds it so tough to manage schedules in USA, Canada, Europe, Bangladesh. Kolkata , Bombay and so on. Film, Stage production, Fashion Parade, Music Album, even High Profile Product Launching, everywhere SSukalyn is the first choice.
The versatility and talent that SSukalyn possesses and cultivated in his career has something magical and what ever he touches turns into gold and becomes a treasure of our culture and tradition.
Manipuri: Systemic training in Manipuri dance under the
guidance of renowned teachers Guru Bipin Singh and Kalavati
Devi from 1980s
Training under well known modern choreographer and
contemporary dancer Dr.Manjushri Chaki Sircar 1989.Joined the
"Dancers' Guild" a centre for innovative choreography to work
under Dr. Sircar from 1989.Worked with Canadian main stream
dancer Roger Sinha in Montreal.
Kathakali: Trained under renowned Guru Govindam Kutty &
Luna Ghosh from 1989.
Bharatnatyam: Initial training and diploma under the late Guru
Mani Shankar Chakraborty from1980.
Others: Diploma in Tagore's Traditional Dance in 1980.
Bachelor of Arts : University of Calcutta, India. [Economics,
Political Science, History]
2018: Award from Theater Olimpic The National School of Drama Gov of India for Choreography Rai Krishna Padabali, Presented By Nritanchal Dhaka.
2018: Felecitated from On Theatre Group Haryana for Indo-Bangla: Theatre Festival.
2017 : Felecitated from Film Division, Gov of India for Choreography/ Direction of A life in Dance Pandit Uday Shankar.
2015 : Sitara Devi Award from Mumbai.
2013: Outstanding Choreography Award from West Bengal GOVT.
2012: Bharat Nirman Award
2010: Award from Former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abul Kalam.
2005:Outstanding Choreography Award NABC NY
2003: Grant from the Toronto Arts Council, Laid law Foundation for new work creation “Chandalika”
2002: “Dancer of the Year” award from Harbor front centre Toronto.
2002: Charlmers performing Arts training Grants Award from Ontario Arts council for research and study in Manipuri dance in India.
2001: Grant from the Ontario Arts Council for new work Creation "Passion of spring"
2000-1999 Indian Studies Senior Arts Fellowship Award from Shastri Indo Canadian Institute for research and study in Manipuri dance.
1999: Grant from the City of Toronto for Nava Rasa -1999.
1998: Sterling Award in Edmonton, Alberta for Outstanding Choreography for Hamlet.
1998: Grant for new work creation, Japan Foundation,Toronto
1998: A grant from Canada Council of Art for travel to India to attend Manipuri Dance Festival.
1995: National Scholarship Manipuri Award, Department of Culture of the Government of India.
1994: 1st Position in Manipuri Dance, 4th in Contemporary dance, West Bengal State, Music Academy, Government of India.
1991: Certificate from West Bengal State, Music Academy, Govt. of India.
1988: 11th Indo Soviet Friendship Youth Festival. Youth Guild a Cultural Department of the USSR Consulate General, in India.
1986: B.R. Music College, Calcutta, Folk & Contemporary dance- 1st Position
2017: Sister Nivedita’s 150 Years Celebrations (Sister for ever)
2015: Documentary on Uday Shankar(Government of India)
2008: Documentary on Nazural Islam Film by Gov of India.
2000: H L Hawk productions for a short film named "The Sun, The Moon and The Waves" for Bravo channel.
1993: Oxford University England "Aranya Amrita"
2017 Panchlight (Hindi Film) Director Prem Modi
2016 Mati – Director Shaibal and Leena Gangopaddhay
2015, Chitrahar, Director – Sankha Banerjee
2015, “Hason Raja”, Director- Ruhul Amin (London)
2013 “Parichay” Bengali Film
Director : Rupali Basu
2013 “Jara Roddure Bhijechilo” Bengali Film
Director : Bharganath Bhattacharjee
2013 “Ganesh Takies” Bengali Film
Director : Anjan Dutta
2013 “Gurudakshina” Hindi Film with Girish karnad
Director : Kiran Padnis
2012 “Abarta” Bengali Film
Director : Arindam Sil
2012 “Dutta Vs Dutta” Bengali Film
Director : Anjan Dutta
2011 “Who” Hindi film
Director: Buddhadev Dasgupta
2011 “Om Shanti” Bengalim Film
Director : Satabdi Roy
2010 “Bhoot er Bhobiswat” Bengali Film
(Swastika Mukherjee, Mumtaz Sarkar)
Director : Anik Dutta
2010 “Natobar Not Out” Bengali Film
( Raima Sen, Mustafa Prakash)
Director : Amit Sen
2008 “The Dimond Murders” Hindi Film
(Rajat Kapur, Simone Singh, Priyanshu Chatterjee)
Director: Ashoke Biswanathan
2008 “Anshumaner Chabi” Bengali Film
(Indrani Halder, Indraneel,Tota)
2007 “Sesh Sanghat” Bengali Film
(Jaya Prada, Asish Bidayrthi, Jacky Sroff, Sabyasachi)
Director: Ashoke Biswanathan
2004 “Jay Jon Thakay Majkhanay” Bengali Film
( Debasree Roy)
2003 “Alo” Bengali Film
( Rituparna Sengupta)
Director: Tarun Majumder
2003 “Kalo Cheeta” Bengali Film
( Rituparna Sengupta, Sadar Kapur)
Director : Satarupa Sanyal
2003 “Abar Aasbo Phire” Bengali Film
Director: Ravi Ojha
Music Video :
2013: Play Back Workshop for SRFTI with Anil Meheta Director From Mumbai.
2013: “Mouchak” Deepavali Songs with Prosenjit Chattarjee.
2011 : Our Nort east Our Star : by Santanu Moitra, Anirudhha Roy Choudhury, Bhupen Hazarika
2009 : Ananda “The Ecstasy” By Lopa Mudra Mitra
2019: “MEERA” A Dance Musical in Bangladesh & India
2018: Maha Arati At Durgapujo with 300 Dancers in Kolkata
2018: “Bangali Jago” Opening Ceremony of NABC 2018 At NJ USA
2018: Lets Celebrate Together (Toronto Canada)
2017: “Showers of Blessings” For Opening St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
2016: Channel I, Shera Nachiye (Bangladesh)
2015: BUDDHA Bidya Bharati(50 years of Celebration)
2014: Ali Baba Challish Chor(Mega Event in Bangladesh)
2013: “World Youth Festival” in Saltlake Stadium with 1200 people for Govt. of West Bengal.
2013: 15th Aug Show at Red Road for Govt. of west Bengal.
2013: 21st Feb Show for govt. of West Bengal.
2013: “Star Jalsa Parivar Award 2012”
2012: NABC 2012 at Los Vegas
2012: “Humble Offering” – with Sharmila Tegore and Kushal Bose.
2012: “Kolkata International Film Festival” Closing Ceremony.
2012: “Rai-Krishna Padaboli” a Dance Musical in Dhaka
2011: “Priti Upohar” a Dance Musical in Dhaka
2011: Beyond Boundaries opening Choreography in Dubai
2010 : Balmiki Pratibha in Dhaka
2009 : Beyond Boundaries opening Choreography in Bangkok
2009 :“Jakhon Kono Swapno Dekhi” For Indrani Dutta
2009 :Mahapujo ZTV, Dancing Star STAR JALSA.
2009 :“SERA KANTHA” Opening Ceremony for channel Dhaka.
2009 :A Play “Ruddha Sangeet” by BratyaBasu
2008 :NABC Opening ceremony in Toronto Canada
2008 :Miss India Canada
2007 :Teen Kannay Daan A Dance Musical in Dhaka
2006 :Sananda Tilottama Kolkata India
2005 :NABC Opening ceremony in NY at MSG
2003: International Fashion Show “The Noueveau Male”
2003: ‘Surya Shekar’ A play Directed By Chandan Sen.
2003: Tagore Dance Drama Chandalika.
2002: "Dolce-Vita" The joy of life for Dusk Dance Toronto.
2002: "Oe Nuton er kayton" A dance musical based on kazi Nazrul Islam's bold creation "Sammobad" NY
2001: Urban Fusion (Smirnoff International Fashion Show Toronto.
2001: Passion Of Spring, Toronto
2000: Satabdir Agun Dekhechi, NY
2000: Chutta Watan (The Lost Motherland) Chicago.
2000: Nabarasa (The Nine Emotions of Humanity) Toronto
2000: Kalmrigaya (Ominous Hunting) Toronto
2000: "The Sun, The Moon and The Waves" a short film for Bravo channel.
1999: Nuralddin's Life time’s an Off Broadway Production NY
1999: Genesis of Phobia, Toronto
1998: Vow of the Sea Gull (Sankhachil) Winnipeg
1998: Parijayee a Dance Drama for University of Toronto.
1997 : Hamlet, based on William Shakespeare. First performance - Edmonton.
1997 : Chitrangada, Tagore Dance Drama. First performance - Toronto.
1997 : Jukta (Nava Sattyam) First performance - Toronto.
1997 : Dance Cluster First performance - Toronto.
1996 : Calcutta 305 First performance - Calgary.
1995 : “Jomay Manushay” A play in Calcutta India
“MEERA” A Dance Musical in Bangladesh & India 2019
Theater Olimpic The National School of Drama Gov of India at Delhi ,Patna,Hariyana 2018.
NABC NJ USA 2018
Maha Arati At Durgapujo with 300 Dancers in Kolkata
Ali Baba Challish Chor(Mega Event in Bangladesh /Kolkata 2015 to 2018)
Banga Mela Birmingham, Alabama (2016)
NABC Madison Square Garden, (New York)(2016)
Star Jalsha Parivar Awards (2015)
Sarad Sundari (Kolkata)(2015)
Book launching on A.P.J Abdul Kalam Kolkata,(2015)
(2014)Techno India, (Inaugural program) Raiganj,
(2014)Dental Association of Canada, Seva, Toronto
(2014)Humble offering tour around The United States of America
(2014)Banga Mela (Edmonton, Canada)
(2014)Rice Group (Opening Ceremony)
(2013)Dental Association of Canada, Seva, Toronto
(2013)Kolkata International Film festival (Opening & Closing)
(2012)Kolkata International Film festival (Closing)
(2012)NAABC , Las Vegas
(2011)Dubai, Performances with ST. Xavier’s College(Kolkata)
2010: Asian Festival Columbus Ohio,Thailand, England,Bangladesh
2004-2008 : All over North America, Bangladesh and India
2003: Toronto Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), Ottawa, Edmonton, India,LosAngeles,Washington DC.
2002 : India (Kolkata), Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Calgary Alberta Bango Sammelan,Hart & Stroke Foundation Toronto, Indo Canadian Chamber of Comers, Canadian Hindu Society Toronto, Bharat Sevasharam Shanga Toronto, North American Bengali Conference In Atlanta , Indo American Association ,Houston, Dusk Dance Festival Toronto, Fobana 2002 NY, Rhythms of the World "Masala Mahendi Masti" at Harbour Front Centre, Canadian National Exhibition (CNE),Bengali Association of Orlando Florida.
2001: Canada (Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal) street festival in Toronto, Panorama India in Toronto, Rhythms of the World at Harbour Front Centre, USA (Huntsville, Houston, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Augusta). Fund raising performance for University of Toronto, Europe (Utrecht - Spring dance festival, Paris, New Castle, Berlin.
2000: Canada (Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg Ottawa) India & USA (Rochester, Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, NJ, Detroit, Athens, New Orleans,) Various Engagements such as UGA festival,Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), Canadian Museum of Civilization at Ottawa.
1999 -1997: Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Regina, London, and Hamilton) India & USA (NY, NJ, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Iowa) Various Engagements such as International dance festival, Kalanidhi, Konark dance festival.
1995- 1991: India, England, Scotland Various Engagements International dance festival, Konark dance festival.
Lecture demonstration & Visiting Faculty
2008: All over North America, Bangladesh and India
2001: Rhythms of World, Harbour Front Centre, Toronto.
2000: Lecture demonstration for BIPA (NY)
2000: Visiting lecturer, at the University of Georgia in Athens.
2000: Canadian Museum of Civilization. Ottawa
1999: Cleveland School of Arts
1998: Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1997: M-DO, Joanna Das Studio Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1996: Bengali Association of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1996: Bengali Association of Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
1996: Menaka Thakkar Dance Company Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1996: Radha Ashram (for Yoga) Kootny Bay, BC, Canada
1996: University of Calgary, Dance Department Calgary, Canada.
1995: University of Calgary, Dance Department
1995 : “Jomay Manushay” A play in Calcutta India
1997 : Hamlet, based on William Shakespeare. First performance Edmonton Canada.
1999: Nuralddin's Life time’s an Off Broadway Production NY and Kolkata.
2003: ‘Surya Shekar’ A play By Nattyanan.
2009: A Play “Ruddha Sangeet” by BratyaBasu.
2009: Hirok Rajar Desh e A play By Nattyanan.
2011: Raktakorobi By Purba Pashim
2012: Antony Soudamini By Purba Pashim
2013: Harpabaan By Purba Pashim
2014: Akkel Gurum By Purba Pashim
2017: Passing Show By Meghnath Bhattacharjee Shyak
2018: Prem Kotha By Meghnath Bhattacharjee Shyak
Ponds Pujo Nandini 2018
SanandaTilottama 2006 - 2009,
SanandaSreemoti 2007- 2009,
Urban Fusion (Smirnoff International Fashion Show) Toronto
Nouveau Male Sharbari Dutta’s Fashion Show. India , NY
Suhaag Fashion Show Toronto
Big Bazar Pujo TVC
Cycle rhythm agarbatti
Shalimar Shief Chilli
Shalimar Shef Chilly
Rollick Ice Cream
Cute Lip gel
“Festopolis”, Organised by T2 and Acropolis Mall(Panel Judge)
Channel I, Shera Nachiye (Judge)
Heritage School’s Annual Competetion(Judge)
“NAACH BALIYA” Star plus,
“BOOGI WOOGI” Sony TV,
Sananda Tillotama, ITC Kolkata.
I have been in the industry since 1995.