Uday Shankar

Uday Shankar

 

 

 

 

Recipient of 1971 Padma Vibhushan, Uday Shankar is best known for his adaptation of Western theatrical techniques to traditional Hindu dance popularized the ancient art form in India, Europe, and the United States. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1962 and was awarded the Desikottama by the Visva-Bharati University.

 

 

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