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Mar 1, 2015

Uday Shankar, world renowned Indian dancer and choreographer

Uday Shankar, world renowned Indian dancer and choreographer

Uday Shankar (8 December 1900 – 26 September 1977) the pioneer of modern dance in India, and a world renowned Indian dancer and choreographer, was most known for adapting Western theatrical techniques to traditional Indian classical dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, thus laying the roots of modern Indian dance, which he later popularized in India, Europe, and the United States in 1920s and 1930s and effectively placed Indian dance on the world map.
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