Trustee – Padatik Theatre

Mrs. Namrata Sureka Mrs. Namrata Sureka

Mrs. NamrataSureka, W/o Mr. PradeepSureka She runs an NGO, ‘Ek Tara’ to facilitate the women, girls and children of the Slum areas of Topsia and Tiljala in Kolkata, providing Education & Livelihood skills to empower them to be self sufficient. Trustee of ‘Anantara’ – A group of women friends promoting Indian cultural heritage th...


Trustee Padatik Dance Centre

Madhu Neotia Madhu Neotia

I am MadhuNeotia, 48 years of age, married to Mr. Harsh VardhanNeotia. I have a pair of twins, aged 17 years, namely Parthiv and ParomaNeotia. I have completed my academics in England and professionally involved in the AmbujaNeotia group as an Advisor in the Hospitality & Health Care sectors of the company. Also on the Governing Board of ...


Managing Trustee

Mrs. Chetna Jalan Mrs. Chetna Jalan

Chetna Jalan received her formal training in Kathak from the most renowned gurus of the Lucknow Gharana, Pandit Ram Narayan Mishra, Pandit Birju Maharaj and Pt. Vijai Shankar. Chetna’s mastery over Kathak and her innate understanding of other dance forms resulted in her selection as a jury member for the International Ballet Competition in Moscow...



Mr. Mahmud Alam Mr. Mahmud Alam

Mahmud Alam’s love affair with the written word started at the age of thirteen when he wrote his first Urdu poem. From his early years, the atmosphere of literary discussions and pursuits at home, finally led him to the theatre. He was an active member of literary societies during his college days. His first brush with acting and direction cam...



Dr. Jayasri Mitra Dr. Jayasri Mitra

Dr. Jayasri Mitra, a Ph.D. in Literature from Calcutta University has been the Secretary of Padatik since 1988. She has experience of working in Media Relations in Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati and Kolkata...



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