Sonal Mansingh Net Worth

Sonal Mansingh is an iconic Indian classical dancer and choreographer, renowned for her Odissi dancing style. Despite the fact that dancing was not seen as a respectable profession in her time, she fought her way and achieved excellence in dancing which eventually connected her with the world. Her dance performances are highly acclaimed and her works have always been highly applauded, bringing her a lot of fame and fortune. Her body of work is unique in range and scope, and covers several themes, both of traditional and contemporary interest. She is also a fine orator and through her determined participation in seminars, discussions, workshops and lectures she is able to influence a lot of people of her community. According to her, dance should speak the issues concerning the society at large and dancers must have love for literature, poetry, languages, sculpture and painting as dance is a rare confluence of all these arts.
Sonal Mansingh is a member of Dancers

Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Odissi Dancer
Birth Day April 30, 1944
Birth Place Mumbai, Indian
Birth Sign Taurus
Birth name Sonal Pakvasa
Origin India
Genres Indian classical dance
Occupation(s) Indian classical dancer, Cultural Icon of India, Guru, motivational speaker
Years active 1961–present

💰 Net worth

Sonal Mansingh, a renowned Odissi dancer hailing from India, is projected to have a net worth ranging from $100,000 to $1 million by the year 2024. With a life dedicated to the art form, Mansingh has gained international recognition and acclaim for her mesmerizing performances. Throughout her career, she has not only showcased her exceptional talent but also contributed to the preservation and promotion of Indian classical dance. Known for her incredible grace, technique, and storytelling abilities, Mansingh continues to inspire audiences worldwide with her elegant and soul-stirring performances.

Some Sonal Mansingh images



Sonal Mansingh dancing career which started in 1962, after her arangetram in Mumbai, and in 1977, she founded, Centre for Indian Classical Dances (CICD) in New Delhi.


Though, her real training in dance started when at age 18, despite her family's opposition, she went to Bangalore, to learn Bharatanatyam from Prof. U. S. Krishna Rao and Chandrabhaga Devi at age 18, abhinaya from Mylapore Gowri Ammal, and later started learning Odissi from Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra in 1965.


To mark the completion of her 40 years in dancing in 2002, noted Hindi film Director, Prakash Jha made a documentary film on her, title Sonal, which also won the National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Film for the year.


Sonal Mansingh was born in Mumbai, second of three children to Arvind and Poornima Pakvasa, a noted social worker from Gujarat and Padma Vibhushan winner in 2004. Her grandfather was Mangal Das Pakvasa, a freedom fighter, and one of the first five Governors of India.


Over the years, dance has taken her all over the world and brought her many awards, including the Padma Bhushan (1992), Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1987 , and the Padma Vibhushan, India's the second highest civilian award, in 2003; making her the second woman Dancer in India to receive such an honour after Balasaraswati. This was followed by Kalidas Samman of Madhya Pradesh government, in 2006 and on April 21, 2007, she was conferred with Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by G.B. Pant University, Uttarakhand at Pantnagar and Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa) by Sambalpur University.