Organization - Nrittyashaily, Sylhet

Nrittyashaily, Sylhet
Basic Information
English Nrittyashaily, Sylhet
Local language নৃত্যশৈলী, সিলেট
Country Bangladesh
Category Educational Institution
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Performing Arts
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Traditional Craftsmanship
Function Research
Education and Training
Established year 2006

To promote and perform classical dance and help developing a congenial ambience in the society to build tolerant and esthetic generation.


Dance group Nrittyashaily was formed in the north-east district of Sylhet of Bangladesh in 2000. The group formally launched and started professional performance in the year 2006. Since its inception all the productions have focused very much on pure classical dance format, local culture, creativity and above all Bangladeshi independence and solidarity. Main choreographer Nilanjona Das Jui is supported by a six member advisory committee. Over 100 performers are devoted to different compositions. Other than in Bangladesh, Nrittyashaily became popular especially in the Indian cities of Kolkata and Silchar particularly for their performances Mohajoner Nao’ and ‘Drohokal’.

Major Activities

Till today Nrittyashaily produced total fifteen (15) significant choreography other than regular stage shows of piece dances:

  • Performed Murta Chonder Mehfil’, a pure Kathak dance performance with live music for the first time in Sylhet and repeated 3 times. ‘Murta Chonder Mehfil’ was choreographed by renowned dance teacher Shaju Ahmed.
  • Dance teacher Shaju Ahmed Choreographed Tagore’s dance drama Chandalika in pure kathak format for Nrittyashaily and it has been performed 10 times locally and nationally.
  • Nilanjona Jui choreographed Nobosrishtir Mohanonde’ taking the theme of great poem Bidrohi written by national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. Nobosrishtir Mohanonde’ has been performed 9 times both nationally and locally.
  • Shaju Ahmed composed Tagore’s dance drama Vanushiner Podaboli’ in pure kathak format for Nrittyashaily and they performed it 3 times in Sylhet and Dhaka.
  • Local writer Humayun Kabir Jewel transliterated ‘Shahid Janani Jahanra Imam’ written ‘Ekattorer Cithi’ and script ‘Drohokal’. Jui choreographed a dance drama Drohokal based on the script. Nrittya Shaily performed ‘Drohokal’ total 18 times in home and abroad.
  • Renowned drama writer Shakur Majid written drama ‘Mohajoner Nao’ has been choreographed to form a dance drama by Jui. ‘Mohajoner Nao’ which is basically the autobiography of ‘Baul Shomrat’ Shah Abdul Karim has been performed 21 times in home and abroad.
  • Jui choreographed Professor Shahariar Kabir’s Rupantorer Gan’ into a dance drama and performed for the first time in Sylhet. It was also performed at Guwahati and Agartala in India. ‘
  • Nrittyashaily also presented a highly-praised dance drama named ‘Jal-Nadi-Jouban’ at International Nadi Festival 2016 in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
  • Nrittyashaily has performed Hasanjaner Raja’ which is choreographed by Jui and written by Shakur Majid. It has been performed in Sylhet and Dhaka as well.

Recently Nrittyashaily has performed Chondomollika’ a pure dance performance which was choreographed by Nilanjona Jui.

Contact Information (Organization)
Address 335-Bagbari, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Tel +8801711-977528

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