Great Dancers and Choreographers of India

Uday Shankar​: Uday Shankar (1900-1977), the elder brother of the sitar virtuoso Pandit Ravi Shankar, is counted among the most accomplished dancers and choreographers of India. He was instrumental in introducing Indian dance and music to Western audiences. Some of...

Modern Dance in India

The Modern or Contemporary Dance in India has a relatively short history, being evolved only in the 20th century as a creative amalgamation of the classical and folk dances of India. This dance form is not codified in a detailed manner as the classical dance forms....
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