Aditi Bhagwat is a Kathak exponent and disciple of Dr. Roshan Kumari and Ms. Nandita Puri. She has trained in Odissi under Ms. Jhelum Paranjpe and has also mastered several other folk dances of India. Classified as an ‘A-Grade Artist’ by Doordarshan, India’s National TV channel and as an empanelled artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), she has performed not only in India but on foreign lands such as U.S.A, U.K., East Africa, Maldives, Dubai and Australia.
She has rendered Kathak performances for numerous events like Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai Festival, inauguration of 13th World Men’s Volley Ball Championship 2005, Kala Ghoda Mahaotsava, Bandra Festival, Marathi Chitrapat Mahotsava ’06 and many more. In 2010, Aditi collaborated with American musicians to conceptualize and craft a unique show Taal, Saaz Aur Alfaaz, that was performed across major cities in the USA.
Aditi has established herself as an actress through movies like Chalu Nawara Bholi Baiko, Dombivili Fast, Tahaan and Aai No. 1 in Marathi and has also performed special solo dance sequences in Marathi films. In addition to movies she has been part of television soaps such as Avantika and Kumari Gangubai Non-Matric in Marathi and Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and Koi Jane Na in Hindi. She has also had the opportunity to perform a special dance sequence for ace director Madhur Bhandarkar in his film Traffic Signal.
Aditi has also modeled for brands like Duroflex Mattresses, Zensar Software Company, Weikfield Masala, Tata Indicom, Surya bulbs and Maruti Suzuki.
Felicitated for her contribution to the field of dance by Kala Vikas Mandal, Aditi is also a recipient of the Maharashtra Kala Niketan Puraskar for her acting debut in Chalu Nawara Bholi Bayko. Her latest Marathi film Sumbaran was selected at the IIFI 2010 and won her excellent reviews and accolades.