Kiran Segal is a highly innovative and outstanding dancer/choreographer in the field of Odissi. She has showcased her performances in forty-one countries across the globe and has actively participated in major dance festivals. Kiran has earned several prestigious titles and awards for her unwavering dedication and significant contributions to Indian classical dance, including the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2002), Padmashree (2002), Neelamadhava Award (2002), Kala Shreshtha Sammaan (2000), Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award (2000), Nritya Vilas (1993), Nritya Saraswati (1991), Parishad Sammaan by the Delhi Government (1986), Shringaar Mani (1979), and Kala Mani (1976). In recognition of her outstanding contributions to culture, she was honored with the Meri Dilli award in 2011. Kiran's profound and unwavering commitment to dance led her to establish "Pallavi—Odissi Nritya Sangeet Vidyalaya" in New Delhi, where she continues to impart her knowledge and passion for Odissi dance.