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Rukmini Devi Arundale
Rukmini Devi Arundale was one of the greatest exponents of Bharatanatyam in the 20th century. She was born in Madurai in 1904. In 1936, she established the now prestigious "Kalakshetra Art Centre" in Madras, an institution that has become the leading producer of quality artistes in recent times. She choreographed some remarkable works such as the dance-dramas "Kumarasambhavam", "Gita-Govinda" and the "Ramayana"
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