In 1961, she performed in a dance drama, by CLT, at the Tagore’s birth centenary.
She began her formal training in dance in 1962, under the loving guidance of Smt. Manjulika Das, in Folk dances, Bharatnatyam and Creative dance, until 1966. From 1965 – 1969 she specialized in Bharatnatyam under the guidance of Sri Maruthappa Pillai. Further, she went in for formal training in Classical Russian Ballet, initially form Modern High School and later form Calcutta School of Music, during. 1960 – 1967
During the same period she trained in pianoforte at home under the guidance of Mr. Joseph Braganza, which she enjoyed very much, and obtained her Diploma from Trinity College, London, in 1967. In 1968 she received her Diploma in Rabindra Sangeet from Dakshinee.
Completing her school, she got her Honours in Political Science from Shree Shikshayatan College, Kolkata.