"Dasavatar from Jayadeva's Gita Govinda was beautifully
choreographed and performed by Ishika and Kritika Rajan.
Naba Durga was very imaginatively choreographed and
performed by Sreyashi, Ishika, Kritika and Debnita. A pure
dance piece, Konark Kanti, was beautifully rendered.
Through complex rhythmic patterns and energetic dancing,
dancers demonstrated several poses from these temples.
Ardhanariswara was chosen as the grand finale, rendered
imaginatively by Sreyashi Dey and Manoranjan Pradhan."
— Tapati Choudhurie, The Statesman, Kolkata, October
"The most remarkable feature of the program was the
various types of choreographies done by the eminent gurus
of this dance style. Pallavi, a pure dance number where
rhythm and footwork were of vital importance, was based on
Raga Rageshree and performed by Sreyashi. The artist
blossomed through intricate movements and picturesque
postures. The second half of the evening began with Naba
Durga through graceful movements. Their basic positions,
nimble footwork and neat hand gestures proved an adequate
understanding of the dance form."
— Sharmila Basu Thakur, The Telegraph, Kolkata, August
"The four-armed and six-armed Durga sequences were
well-rehearsed and perfect in their formations even
through vigorous movements. Sreyashi's abhinaya was
well-executed. The young dancers, trained by their mother
and Guru Manoranjan Pradhan, Orissa Dance Academy,
reminded the writer of young Aruna Mohanty and Nandita
Behera. The dancers were accomplished and well-trained.
They rendered the ukuttas with precision. Their poses in
the "kesavadhrita ... sharira" refrain sequences were
carefully orchestrated. There is immense potential as they
both develop. The dancers deserved their standing
— Dr. Ratna Roy, Scholar and Professor of Odissi,
Ragavani Magazine, October 2007
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