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.