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Kumudini Lakhia (1930--) By Coorlawala, Uttara Asha

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM728-1
Published: 09/05/2016
Retrieved: 30 May 2023, from


Kumudini Lakhia’s career as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher spans over sixty years. During this time, she brought Kathak, a traditional art dance indigenous to northern India, into the world of Euro-American modernism. The differences between twentieth-century Euro-American cultural aesthetics and Kathak inhibited the acceptance of Kumudini Lakhia’s work in India.

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Coorlawala, Uttara Asha. "Kumudini Lakhia (1930--)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 30 May. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM728-1

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