Surangama Lala Dasgupta has been a passionate dancer since her childhood. A gold medalist in Sangeet Praveen (Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad), she also holds a Masters degree in Psychology. Through the years she has brought together psychology and Kathak to create a new genre of performing arts. She believes that performing arts has therapeutic effect on human well-being. Her focus is to bring about peace and harmony through her various innovative dance renditions.
Mudras or hand gestures made using a single hand are called asamyukta mudra. Following are images of some asamyukta mudras, performed by Surangama Lala Dasgupta and photographed by Steve Albert Michael.