Artistic Director

Artistic Director

Rani Khanam is the founder of AAMAD DANCE CENTER is one of the most senior choreographer Guru and Kathak dancer of India today. She has received many National & International Awards & honors for her outstanding Innovative work in the field of classical dance & for creating bridges in between missing links in performing arts with social issues.

Rani Khanam is one of the most senior Kathak dancer, choreographer and Guru of India today. She has received many National & International Awards & honors for her outstanding Innovative and tradition work in the field of classical dance & for creating bridges in between missing links in performing arts with social issues such as; Loreal Femina Women Award, 5th National Women Excellence Award 2014, ACC fellowship award- New York, USA for World Dance and Islam, Rastriya Ekta Award etc.

Rani Khanam is known for using dance to amplify and addressing critical issues of equality & social justice for Person with disability and raise awareness about the rights of Indian Muslim women for that she has won renewed praise. Her pioneering efforts have won National and International recognition. For the past 25 years, through her innovative holistic performing arts education methodology, direction and choreography.