Jagannath Chowdhury is a leading Chau dancer from Maldi village of Purulia.
Mousumi is a leading woman Chau dancer from Maldi village of Purulia. She inspired other girls of the region to join the traditional dance forms which is dominated by men.
Biren Kalindi is a leading Chau dance artist from Purulia. He leads a troupe named Biren Kalindi Chau Nach Gosthi. He is also an expert player of traditional musical instruments.
Binadhar Kumar is a veteran Chau dancer who began dancing at the age of 14. He has learnt from his father Ramnath Kumar who was a noted dancer and his Guru.
Kartik Singh Mura is an eminent Chau artist from Purulia district. He learnt Chau dance from his father, legendary Chau artist and Padma Shri award winner Gambhir Singh Mura.
Anil Mahato is a highly revered, veteran Chau artist from Dubrajpur village of Purulia district.
Baghambar Singh is a leading, veteran Chau dancer from Radhagobindapur village of Baghmundi block in Purulia district.