Sumon Rudra was born and raised in Rourkela, India. Despite holding a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology Engineering he decided to pursue dance as a career.
He started training in contemporary dance in 2010 and went on to join Attakkalari centre of Movement Arts in Bangalore in 2012. He trained extensively in Kalaripayyattu un byder Master Dil Sagar. He also trained himself in Bharatnatyam, Ballet, Contemporary dance techniques and Yoga. After graduating with a Distinction from Attakkalari, he participated in the Dance reality show Dance India Dance Season 4 where he presented his Kalaripayattu Act and was among the finalists from the east zone auditions. He has been practicing and conducting workshops on Kalaripayattu in and around his city in India. His love for Contemporary dance brought him in Athens as he was selected in the prestigious National School of Dance (KSOT), Greece. A Bollywood lover, he is now a part of the 1st Bollywood dance academy Greece and working with the professional team and the Artistic Director Ms. Anna Dimitratou.
He is continuing his research to find a way of incorporating Kalaripayattu in Contemporary dance techniques.