Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan

Born on 1 December 1962 at Dhunaguri, Lakhimpur, Assam, Shri Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan, who is dedicated to the Natun Kamalabari Sattra, has led the life of a Vaishanava devotee. His teachers of Sattriya dance and music have been Debananda Borbayan, Thageswar Bayan, Santiram Gayan, Moniram Pathok, and Nagen Gayan. Shri Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan has been teaching and directing all the performances of the Natun Kamalabari Sattra – the Nritya and Gayan Bayan. An outstanding teacher, he has trained a generation of students at institutions apart from his Sattra, including the Dibrugarh University. Some of his students have distinguished themselves in the field. In his long career as a teacher and performer, he has participated in several prestigious festivals within the region and outside. Shri Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan receives the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution to Sattriya dance.