BirthdayDecember 8, 1900

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Uday Shankar

    Full name: Uday Shankar
    Also known as: Uday Shankar, Shankar, Uday
    Professions: Director, Actor, Writer
    Nationality: Indian
    Occupation: Dancer, choreographer

  2. Uday Shankar Death information

    Died: Monday, 26th of September, 1977 (Age: 76)

  3. Uday Shankar Biography

    Uday Shankar (8 December 1900 – 26 September 1977) (Bengali: ???? ????), was an Indian dancer and choreographer, best known for creating a fusion style of dance, adapting European theatrical techniques to Indian classical dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, which he later popularized in India, Europe, and the United States in 1920s and 1930s. He was a pioneer of modern dance in India.In 1962, he was awarded by Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's The National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama, with its highest award, the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship for lifetime achievement, and in 1971, the Govt. of India, awarded him with its second highest civilian award the Padma Vibhushan.

  4. Uday Shankar Family

    Spouse: Amala Shankar

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