Monday, January 11, 2010
Mallika Sarabhai performing at Sawai Gandharv Sangeet Mahotsav 2010
Thanks to Sawai Gandharv Sangeet Festival who gave me the opportunity to click photographs of Hon. Mallika Sarabhai.
Mallika Sarabhai is a Gujarat-based activist, development worker, social entrepreneur and performer working to bring forth ideas, issues and concerns to affect change.
A multifaceted individual, she celebrates positive reaffirmation of images of womanhood. She has used every medium-dance, theatre, television, film, writing and publishing-for her work, winning recognition in India and abroad.
Mallika was educated as an economist and a business manager from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and obtained a PhD from the Gujarat University for her thesis in the area of Organizational Behaviour.
She is known as one of India's best-known Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi dancers who has taken her work and that of her company Darpana to over ninety countries of the world.