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Rukmini Devi Arundale

Name: Rukmini Devi Arundale

Famous as: Bharatnatyam Dancer

Date of Birth: 29th February 1904.

Birth Place: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Father: Neelakanta Sastri

Mother: Seshammal

Spouse/Partner: George Arundale


Sun Sign: Pisces

Date of Death: 24th February 1986

Death Place: Chennai

  • Padma Bhushan (1956)
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award(1957)
  • Desikothama (1972), Viswa Bharati University
  • 1967 Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship
  • Prani Mitra (1968), Friend of All Animals, ( Animal Welfare Board of India)
  • Queen Victoria Silver Medal, Royal Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals, London
  • Kalidas Samman (1984), Govt of Madhys Prasesh
  • Addition to the roll of honour by The World Federation for the Protection of animals, The Hague
  • Honorary Doctorate, Wayne State University, United States
  • Scrolls of Honour, County and City of Los Angeles

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