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Munmun Ahmed is an esteemed dancer and instructor from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Skilled in the disciplines of kathak, she trained under the guidance of Azhar Khan, Syed Abul Kalam, Ram Mohan Maharaj, Raj Kumar Sharma and Pandit Birju Maharaj. Ahmed is a founding member of Nritya-Dhara, a Cultural and Training Secretary at the Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangstha, and also runs her own dance academy, Rewaj Performers School. She has toured in Bangladesh and abroad, and is a recipient of several national and international awards, notably the National Competition Award by Shishu Academy (1980 and 1981), UNESCO Cultural Award (2000), N.H.K. Japan Prize (1988), and Ekota Award (2001 and 2003), amongst others.