Rukmini Devi Arundale

Rukmini Devi Arundale

Rukmini Devi Arundale (née Neelakanta Shastri; 29 February 1904 – 24 February 1986) was an Indian theosophist, dancer and choreographer of the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam, and an activist for animal rights and welfare. She was the first woman in Indian history to be nominated a member of the Rajya Sabha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rukmini Devi Arundale has received more than 940,243 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 59th most popular dancer.

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Among dancers, Rukmini Devi Arundale ranks 59 out of 66Before her are Maria Tallchief, Adam Darius, Frankie Manning, Avdotia Istomina, Joaquín Cortés, and Svetlana Zakharova. After her are Katherine Dunham, Mrinalini Sarabhai, Jin Xing, Twyla Tharp, Sergei Polunin, and Saroj Khan.

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In India

Among people born in India, Rukmini Devi Arundale ranks 464 out of 848Before her are Spike Milligan (1918), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Choudhry Rahmat Ali (1895), Jeetendra (1942), Simon Pimenta (1920), and Jagdish Bhagwati (1934). After her are Zeenat Aman (1951), Kamal Haasan (1954), Lalu Prasad Yadav (1948), Mahboob Ali Khan (1866), Peter Sarstedt (1941), and Janaki Ammal (1897).

Among DANCERS In India

Among dancers born in India, Rukmini Devi Arundale ranks 1After her are Mrinalini Sarabhai (1918) and Saroj Khan (1948).

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