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Doodle on Rukmini Devi : A Google way to pay tributes

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Published on 29 Feb 2016 10:25 AM GMT

Doodle on Rukmini Devi : A Google way to pay tributes
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Lucknow: Paying befitting tributes to Indian classical dancer Rukmini Devi Arundale on her 112th Birth Anniversary, Google on Monday featured her in a Doodle.

Besides of being a dancer Rukmini Devi was also a choreographer and animal rights activist. She had also worked hard in the re-establishment of Indian traditional art and craft.

She had first performed on stage in 1920 when Bharatnatyam was considered as an inferior dance form.

rukmini-devi File photo: Rukmini Devi Arundale

Achievements:

  • Rukmini devi was featured in India Today magazine, in the list of 100 eminent personalities who shaped India.
  • She was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1956.
  • Honoured with Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1967.

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