Mangala Bhatt is a Kathak exponent, choreographer, and a disciple of Pandit Durga Lal ji. As a teacher, she nurtures young talent through her Dance Academy—Aakruti Kathak Kendra. Along with her husband Raghav, also a Kathak dancer and artist, she has performed in 40 cities across six continents winning accolades from critics and connoisseurs alike. Her work traverses various art forms and her collaborations range from percussion instruments to poetry. The wife-husband duo has received several honours and awards at home and abroad.