Navanritya is an alternative approach to Indian Classical dance form which incorporates martial arts and yoga traditions. Rooted in classical principles of line, body and movement, Navanritya is an open ended style gleaning inspiration from traditional and contemporary art, literature, paintings, sculpture and other forms of culture, The central idea behind Navanritya is not only to reproduce the combination of all forms of classical dance but to understand the principles and logic of the movements and to remotivate it with the body movements.
“Chirantan Bhaduri was initiated into dance by Ranjabati Sircar and Manjusree Chaki Sicar. His “The life” and “Shree”are Navanritya style. His mission is to be torch bearer of the style. His performance at the Heritage Park, Swabhumi, was promissing.”……The Statesman, August 27, 2002
“Chirantan Bhaduri presented a dance performance based on Navanntya, “The Life” and “Barsha-Shree” to express his ideas Chirantan has assimilated dance forms like chau, Candy of Srilanka Manipun. Thanga and above all Bharatnatyam with a high quality effort and dedication. His performance made deep expression.……Pratidin, Kolkata, October 5, 2001
“Chirantan presented a solo performance of self-choreographed dance pieces based on contemporary themes…..an epitome of the forms of dance which was rendered a contemporary form freed from the strict disciplines and doctrines of classical tradition by artists like Uday Shankar and Dr. Manjusri Chaki Sircar”.……Pratidin,Kolkata, June 25, 1999.