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Dr. P Lilabati Devi

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Bharata Natyam and Manipuri Dance


Email: devipukhrambam [AT] gmail.com

3 yrs Certificate Course Manipuri Dance, 3 years Diploma Manipuri Dance, PG in Manipuri Raas from J.N.M.D.A. Imphal, PG in BharataNatyam from Kalakshetra, Chennai, MPA, Master of Performing Arts, Central University of Hyderabad, UGC NET : NET Cleared , Sub : Performing Arts (Dance), 2012 (Dec.), Ph.D in Dance, Central University of Hyderabad

Website: http://manipuruniv.ac.in/faculty/221



Father Name : P. Kesharjit Singh

Home Address : Thongju Part-II, Pheijaleitong, Imphal East (India)

P.O & Pin : Singjamei & 795008

Designation : Assistant Professor,

Institution : Department of Dance & Music,

Manipur Central University, Canchipur, Imphal.


Specialization :

i. 3 yrs Certificate Course Manipuri Dance ,

ii. 3 years Diploma Manipuri Dance,

iii. PG in Manipuri Raas from J.N.M.D.A. Imphal and

iv. PG in BharataNatyam from Kalakshetra, Chennai


Areas of Interest :

(1) Pedagogic study of Manipuri dance and Bharatanatyam

(2) Overview of Indian Dance & Theatre Forms ,

(3) The Concept of Indian Dance in Texual Traditions,

(4) Musical Aspects of Dance,

(5) Dance Practicum,

(6) Abhinaya,

(7) Contemporary Dance,

(8) Overview of International Dance,

(9) Research Methods & Dance Pedagogy,

(10) Technical Aspects of Dance Performance,

(11) Lives and words of Masters, Arts Management & Digital and

(12) Choreography.



Qualification :

i. MPA, Master of Performing Arts, Central University of Hyderabad

ii. UGC NET : NET Cleared , Sub : Performing Arts (Dance), 2012 (Dec.)

iii. Ph.D in Dance,

Central University of Hyderabad

Topic : A Pedagogic Study of Two Dance Forms : A Case Study of Manipuri and Bharatanatyam


Email : devipukhrambam[AT]gmail.com



Publication in Journal :

Published Papers in Refereed Journals and Books

Sl. No

Title with Page nos.





Life Styles of Pedagogues”



The Orient Vision

A Quarterly Journal NRC Building, Manipur University Canchipur Year 2013 Vol.X Issue,

ISSN : 2230-8032



Genesis of Manipuri Dance : A Perspective”

P. 191-197

IRJMSH.Visit us http://www.IRJMSH.com

2277 – 9809 (0) 2348 - 9359 (P)



Jagoi - Esheida Musicna Louriba Thoudang”




ISSN : 2348 - 2044



Aesthetics and Dance Pedagogy : A Postulation


Portrayal of India

Performing Arts,

Edited by

Dr.M.S.Siva Raju & P.Lilabati Devi,

Published in India

New Delhi, Fist Edition 2017



Ruby Press & Co.,New Delhi


Performance of Gostha Leela in Govindaji Temple



International Refereed Research Journal

G. A. R. Journal

Publish World

2347- 3592

Published in India




Tradition Folk Culture And Its Reflection In Particular Reference To “Lai Haraoba” Festival Of Manipur, P.217-222

Research Directions Journal

Research Directions international multidisciplinary research journal

2321- 5488

Vol : 6 Issue : 6, December, 2018


A Performance Study of the Raas Leela in Manipur


Research Directions Journal

Research Directions international multidisciplinary research journal

2321- 5488

Vol : 7, Issue : 8, January, 2019


Manipuri Ras Leela (An Indian Classical Dance)



Vol.7 issue – 4, 2016

2348 – 9359




Invited Lectures and Chairmanships at National or International Conference/Seminars

Sr. No.

Title of Lecture/Academic Session

Title of Conference/Seminar etc

Date(s) of the event

Organised by

Whether International/National




Hand Gestures Used in Dance

Three Days National Conference




01-03 April 2017


Govt. of Karnataka’s Dept. of Kannada & Culture IGNTU, Amarkantak, Regional Campus Manipur and Manipur University at MU






Music and Its Importance to a Dancer

Two days National Conference

12 - 13 May, 2017


English Literary Circle, Manipur & MU Students Union at MU






Aestheics and cultural aspects of Manipuri Dance


COIN – 2017

(Coining New Ideas. Transcending New Horizons)


21&22 July,2017


International Conference

Org. by NIT Meghalaya Shillong.








Dance and its quality for progressive change


International Conference

29-30 December 2017


At Imphal









The Contribution of Manipuri Dance Pedagogues in Manipur


National Seminar

7-8 September 2017

Org by Department of Anthropology, MU and Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal








Nritta Hasta used in Bharatanatyam

A two Day International Conference

24th & 25th January, 2018


Org. by English Literary Circle (ELC) , Manipur in collaboration with College development council, MU.









Dance as Medium of Societal Growth in all respect and Towards Bringingabout leading individuals and societies

A two Day International Conference

24th & 25th January, 2018

Org. by English Literary Circle (ELC) , Manipur in collaboration with College development council, MU.







New experiments in Manipuri Dance

International Nritya Parva Dance festival



11th February, 2018

Org. by Anjali Memorial Committee,






Lecture (Manipuri Dance) cum Demonstrations

Uttarardh Festival Modhera 2018-19

3rd February,2019


Modhera Dist. Gujarat


National Festival



Communication through Gesture


36th orientation Programme


UGC Academic Staff College, MU





Lecture cum Demonstrations on Manipuri Dance technique & experiments in Manipuri dance


Lecture series on Indian Dance forms.

Dance dept. Of Hyderabad University


Three days

11to13/ 03/2019


Department of Dance Hyderabad University





A Pedagogical contribution and Develpment


International conference of Education, Culture and Society.


28th & 29th November 2018

Dept.of Teacher Education, MU





The Role of Music in Dance & Songs & Music its importance to a Dance Performer


UGC International Seminar on “Relevance of Proforming and Visual Arts in Contemporary Society” : A Perspective



5th & 6th January 2019

Dept.of Dance Faculty of Performing Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda









Publication of Book :


Books published with ISBN/ISSN number

S. No.

Book Title

Editor & publisher



Manipuri Ras

( An Indian Classical Dance from Manipur)


Author : Pukhrambam Lilabati Devi

Published by

National Service Scheme (NSS)Cell,

Manipur University : Canchipur, 2013


ISBN :978-81-927320-1-5


Aesthetics and Culture Performing Arts



Dr.M.S.Siva Raju & P.Lilabati Devi

Published by Ruby Press & Co., New Delhi, 2015




Portrayal of India

Performing Arts,


Dr.M.S.Siva Raju & P.Lilabati Devi,

Published by Ruby Press & Co., New Delhi, 2017





1. Awarded “A Grade” by Central Audition Board Prasar Bharti Broadcasting Corporation of India (Doordarshan), New Delhi the field of Manipuri Dance in 2014.

2.Global Achievers International award” in The Samata Sahitya Academy Award Conference 2017 Organized at Bangkok, (Thailand.) on Friday 29th December 2017.

3. Scholarship to Young Artist in the field of Manipuri Dance, Ministry of Cultrue, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

4. Member of Academic Council, Central University, Hyderabad,Academic Session 2008-09.

5. Awarded “Achiever Award” from Hyderabad University, Hyderabad.

6. Judge to Kottagudem Childrens Dance Competition from 13th to 15th November, 2008 at Kuttagudem (A.P).

7. Dissertation on the topic “An Ethnography Study of the Kanglei Haraoba” at Sarojini Naidu School of Performing Arts, Fine Arts &Communication, Hyderabad University in the year, 2007-09.

8. Disseratation of the Topic “Thullal Folk Dance of Kerala” at Kalashetra Foundation, Chennai in the year 2006-07.

9. Completed Parichary Exam.2003 and Abhignyah Exam.2005 on Sanskrit conducted by Sanskrit Bhasa Pracharini Sabha, Chitturu.

10. Passed Certificate “A” Examination of NCC with “B” grade.


Lecture Cum Demonstrations on ABROAD (Outside India) :

1 “Festival Of India” in Kazakhstan (Astana & Almaty) from 14-21 November, 2009 Organised by Ministry of Culture, Govt.of India.

2. The Carthage Film Festival from 2nd November to 8th November 2018 at Tunisia. Sponsor by Indian Council for Cultural Relation, Azad Bhavan Indraprastha Estate New Delhi. Performances of the group have been finalized as per details below :

i) 03/11/2018 City Culture

ii) 04/11/2018 Ibn Khouldoun

iii) 05/11/2018 Gammath Culture Centre

iv) 06/11/2018 Tunisian Palace

v) Habib Bouragiba (Street Performance)

3. Paper Present Cum Manipur Dance Demonstration, The NIC-HUSOC II from 4th to 7th September, 2019 at Myanmar. The Second National and International Conference on Humanities and Social Science under the theme “Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals Challenges for Humanities and Social Sciences in the Digital Age”



1. 10th Bhagyachandra National Festival of Classical Dance, 7th - 9th November 2014 at the Shree Shree Govindajee Temple complex, Kangla Fort , Imphal ; Organised by the Department of Art & Culture Govt. of Manipur. Pukhrambam Lilabati performing on the 2nd day (November 08 2014)

2. “Solo Dance Performance and a brief lecture on the New experiments in Manipuri dance” International Nritya Parva Dance festival held in Baroda by The Anjali Memorial committee Baroda on 9th to 11th February 2018.

3. “Solo Dance Performance” Lianda Folk and Classical Academy the 17th Foundation Day Cum Valedictory Function 2018 held in Progressive Artiste Laboratory, Lamboi Khongnangkhong U.K Road Imphal on 15th February 2018.

4. DD National “Dance for Manipuri Classical Dance for National Programme of Dance & Music”. Date 21/09/2017 and 12/19/2017. Time 10:30 p.m.

5.. “Solo Dance Performance at 105th Indian Science Congress date 18-03-2018 time 5.25 p.m. at Manipur University, Canchipur.

6. Manipuri Classical Dance at Chennai on 11th September, 2005

7. Manipuri Classical Dance and Played the role of Krishna at Chennai on 27th August, 2005.

8. Paojel Dance in Manipur on 16th June, 2005.

9. Choreographed and performed Manipuri Classical Dance (Basanta Ras) at Kalakshtra on 11th September, 2004.

10. Manipuri Classical Dance at Kalakshetra and played the rule of Radha on 15th August, 2004.

11. Choreographed and performed Manipuri Folk Dance at Kalakshetra on 13th March, 2004.

12. “Manipuri Solo Dance” at Kalakshetra on 22nd December, 2003.

13. Manipuri Lai Haraoba Dance at Trishkti Theater Wellington, Tamil Nadu on 15th September, 2003

14. Krishna Bandana at Loyola College, Chennai on 13th March, 2003.

15. Krishna Bandana (From Gita Govinda Gangadeva) and Basanta Rash at Kalakshetra on 13th March, 2003.

16. Basanta Ras with JNMDA students at Kalakshetra on October, 2001.

17. Basanta Ras at New Delhi, organised by Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi on 22nd January, 2001.

18. Basanta Ras at JNMDA on 16th January, 2001

19. Krishna Bandana at JNMDA on 1st December, 2000.

20. Maha Ras at Govindaji Temple, Imphal on 1998.

21. Maojagol Dance JNMDA Imphal on 1998.

22. Group Dance at All India National Integration Camp held at Chandigrah from 15th to 4th January, 1996.



1. Bharata Natyam in Octave Festival at Hyderabad on 25th February, 2007. Organised by Govt. of India.

2. Arengatram at JNMDA, Imphal. Organised by Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai on 28th April 2006.

3. Mahapatabhishekam Dance at Bangalore on 16th August, 2005.

4. Choodamani Pradanam Dance in the 6 day Valmiki Ramayana Dance Drama Festival at ISKCON, Bangalore on 15th August, 2005.

5. 6-Day Shree Krishna Sringar Dane Drama Destival at ISKCON, Bangalore on 26th October, 2006.

6. Bharata Natyam at Chennai on 11th September, 2005

7. Performed Shupada Folk at Tirupati on 14th December, 2005.

8. Padarka Patabhishekam Dance Drama at Bangalore on 14th August, 2005.

9. Shri Ramawana Gamanam Dance Drama at Bangalore on 12th August, 2005.

10. Mahapatabhishekam at Mysore on 8th August, 2005.

11. Choodamani Pradanam Dance Drama at Mysore on 7thAugust, 2005

12. Chorigraphed Bharata Natyam from mystudents which was performed at Imphal on 7th June, 2005.

13. Solo Bharata Natyam at Imphal on 6th June, 2005.

14. Karam Folk Dance at Kalakshetra on 7th & 23 March, 2005.

15. Choodamani Dance Drama at Kalakshetra in February & 3rd March, 2005.

16. Choodamani Pradanam at Krishna Gana Sabha on 19th December, 2004.

17. Karam Folk Dance at Kalakshetra on 8th August, 2004.

18. Shupada Folk Dance at Kalakshetra on 2nd October, 2004.

19. Karam Folk Dance at Impcops, Ooty.

20. Bengali Folk Dance for Besant Arundale Senior Secondary School on 26th January, 2002.

Certificate of Honor : Contribution of TV E-Media Solution, Noida in connection of 105th India Science Congress Touch Rally


Observer : ‘Smrti Kusumanjali’ to commemorate the Centenary of Vidushi T. Mukta and festival of Padams and Javalis being held at Chennai. Sangeet Natak Akademi and Dr. V Raghavan Centre for Performing Arts, Chennai on 9th and 10th September 2014. The two- day festival and Lecture-Demonstration.


Co-ordinator : Short Term Course ; Performing Arts, Aesthetics and Culture 1 – 6  December, 2014, Department of Dance & Music Sponsored by UGC-Academic Staff College, Manipur University.