Young, talented and versatile, Tanni Choudhury has already made her presence felt in the cultural capital of India - Kolkata And Abroad Having had her training in Kathak under the eminent danseuse Amita Dutt, Tanni has given performances both as a solo dancer and in group compositions choreographed by her guru. She has also had the honour of participating it numerous workshops by the maestro Pt. Birju Maharaj. Presently she is under the guidance of Sri Asimbandhu Bhattacharya.
Among her solo performances may be named those at the Birla Academy in October-1994 and May-1995, at CLT in June-1995 and at the Foundation Day celebration of Women's Christian College in July-1996. She also presented a solo performance for Dipali Nag's wellknown organisation Saptasur in March 1997. Her solo performances have also been presented under the aegis of Rabindra Society, The Government Regional Tourist Office Calcutta, the Calcutta Doordarshan programme Herekarokamba, Haldia Music Circle, Guwahati ‘Rabindra Bhaban’ and 42nd Prayag Sangeet Samaraho at Allahabad (2002).
A major event in Tanni’s life was her first official solo performance (winch may be compared to the Arangetram of South Indian dance) in October 11.1998 at Gyan Manch. Calcutta when her guru Amita Dutt presented her as a full-fledged proficient .
Schooling from Ashok Hall Girl's High School and B.D. Memorial Institute
College from Women's Christian College
Passed the Central Board of Secondary Certificate Examination (C.B.S.E) in First Division in the year 1993 and AISSCE in the year 1995 in 1st Division.
Passed M. A. from Rabindra Bharati University in Kathak in 1st Division.
HONORS & AWARDS
- Awarded for coming 2nd in a competition arranged by West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academy in 1996.
- Stood 2nd in Dover Lane Music Conference and was awarded at Nazrul Mancha during the Inauguration Ceremony of the Annual conference, 19th January, 1997.
- Awarded for coming 4th in a competition arranged by West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academ) in 1995.
- Awarded for performing in a dance competition arranged by Rabindra Bharati Society.
- Awarded for outstanding work in TV Programme (Chi ching Phank) in the year 1985 & 1988 by. Ashok Hall Girl's High School.
- Stood 1st in Inter-College Talent Search Competition in the year 1996 (Classical Dance)
- Stood 1st in a competition arranged by Gupta Retrospective Center (Classical Dance)
- Stood 1st in Inter-School Competition in the year 1997 (Classical Dance)