Ellora Patnaik is a Canadian Odissi artist who works in film, theater and television. Patnaik has been practicing Odissi dance since the mid-1980s. In the mid-1990s, she became the director of the Chitralekha Dance Academy.
Ellora Patnaik biography
She was born the first child of her parents, Promod and Chitralekha Patnaik, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; she is seven years older than her brother Devraj Patnaik. Her parents were born in the Indian state of Orissa (now Odisha) and moved to Canada in the 1960s. Patnaik often traveled to India with her family as a child. Her parents immediately moved to Oakville, Ontario, and she attended MM Robinson High School in Burlington, Ontario. She was chosen by (late) Padma Vibhushan Kelucharan Mohapatra in 1986 and studied at the Odissi Research Center in Orissa, India.
Patnaik’s first dance teacher was her mother, who started teaching her as an Odissi dancer at a young age. She has also received instructions from such notables as (late) Padmashri Pankaj Padmabibhusan Kelucharan Mohapatra, Padmashri Sanjukta Panigrahi and Padmashri Gangadhar Pradhan are among the honored persons.
She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from 1992 to 1994 and was a member of the company in her third year. She starred as Jyoti Mehta, the mother of Indie Mehta, in the Canadian television series How to Be Indie on YTV in 2009, and she returned for a second season in 2010.
Ellora has played several roles in movies. In the movie ‘My Own Country’ she plays Rajani Verghese. She plays the role of Girl on Bus in the television movie ‘Riding the Bus with My Sister’. She played Kim in the movie ‘Extremely Close for Christman’.
Ellora Patnaik’s Net Worth in 2022
Ellora earned between $3 and $5 million from her Yeezy tennis sneakers. While she was long misled about the scale of her business, the money she made from her job was substantial enough to qualify as one of the biggest VIP payouts ever. Her main source of income is her incredible acting career.
Ellora Patnaik’s boyfriend, dating
At the moment, she is not romantically involved with anyone. She is a single woman who is very focused on her career. Moreover, she does not disclose her past relationships or dating history in the public domain. She keeps her private life hidden from the paparazzi. Ellora is not the subject of rumors or controversy. She has kept her distance from rumors that could jeopardize her career. However, she has a clean criminal record and has never been involved in any controversy.