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Rukmini Devi Arundale
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Rukmini Devi Arundale Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Birthday

: 29 February 1904

Birthplace

: Madurai, India

Sign

: Pisces
 

Died

: 24 February 1986

Lived

: 81 years

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  • Rukmini Devi Arundale was an Indian theosophist, dancer and choreographer of the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam, and an activist for animal rights and welfare
Born:29 February 1904 Comment
When did Rukmini Devi Arundale die? / Died24 February 1986
How many years did Rukmini Devi Arundale live? / Lived81 years
Where was Rukmini Devi Arundale born?Madurai, India
Where did Rukmini Devi Arundale die? / Deathplace Chennai, India
Zodiac sign:Pisces
Nationality:Indian



 Rukmini Devi Arundale facts


  • She is considered the most important revivalist in the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam from its original 'sadhir' style, prevalent amongst the temple dancers, Devadasis, she also worked for the re-establishment of traditional Indian arts and crafts
  • Though she belonged to the Indian upper-caste she espoused the cause of Bharata Natyam, which was considered a low and vulgar art in the early 1920s
  • Recognising the beauty and the spiritual value of this art form, she not only learned the dance, but also presented it on stage despite strong public protests
  • Rukmini Devi features in India Today's list of '100 People Who Shaped India'
  • She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956, and Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1967

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