Guru Behera has trained many celebrity dancers some of whom are internationally recognized exponents of Odissi. To name a few,

Sonal Mansingh,

Yamini Krishnamurthy,

Aloka Pannikar,

Surendra Nath Jena,

Radha Reddy,

Madhavi Mudgal and

Kavita Dwibedi.

Guruji has also trained a number of foreigners,

Frederic Blance (America),

Laura J Lukitsch (America)

Karen Grey (Australia),

Lindy Tauber (Australia),

Anne Marrie Gosten (Canada),

Chantal Thomas (France),

Ayako Fumkawa (Japan), 

Chime Yanagida (Japan)

Reiko Mori (Japan),

Takomi Somappa (Japan); etc.

Some of the disciples have attained wide reputation and include:

Kanta Khosla,

Shakuntla Nayar,

Chandra Jayanagarkar,

Rani Kama Nayak,

Vishnupriya Pawar.

Kumkum Lal,

Nalani Malhotra,

Nilima Banarjee,

Kamal Preset,

Beena Jhalla,

Shikha Bose,

Yojana Koshal,

Abha Nalini Kumar,

Shenaz Mehta,

Madhulekha Nayak,

Smruti Mehta,

R. Parvati,

Laxmi Prasad,

Sudha Grover,

Sarbani Sen,

Sushmita Banerjee,

Sagoree Chakravarty,

Sreyashi Dey,

Anita Prasad,

Sunita Shankar,

Anuradha Paul,

Somali Bose,

Sanjari Gupta,

Yamini Gupta,

Pratap Behera,

Parul Rewal,

Chandrima Sarkar,

Purnima Barik,

Urmila Sahoo,

Nilanjana Mukherjee,

Priyanka Ganguly,

Ayone Dutta,

Deepshikha Dutta,

Vandana Paliwal,

Kaveri Behera,

Arti Kapoor,

Madhurima Goswami,

Indu Oberoi,

Chitra Jagadishan,

N. Yamini,

Ipsita Das,

Sapna Chaman,

Radhika Rajpal,

Shilpa Shankar,

Uma Panigrahi,

Anette Claesson
(Sweden),

Anita (Anna) Bagotskaia
(Russia),

Suman Chowdary,

Palesh Saha,

Baisakhi Mazumdar
(Bangladesh)

Anette Claesson from Sweden, and Anita (Anna) Bagotskaia from Russia students of Guruji are getting ICCR scholarship to learn Odissi Dance.