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Uday Shankar

Crew | * 12/08/1900 († 76, 09/26/1977)
Uday Shankar (8 December 1900 – 26 September 1977) 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 popularised 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 its second highest civilian award the Padma Vibhushan. ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Drama | Comedies

Awards & Nominations for Uday Shankar

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Padma Vibhushan Fellow of The Sangeet Natak Akademi

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Movies with Uday Shankar as Actor(2)

as Udayan1948 Kalpana

Movies with Uday Shankar as Crew(5)

Directing/Director2008 Baladur
Directing/Director2001 Thavasi
Directing/Director1994 Pathavippiramaanam
Directing/Director1948 Kalpana
Writing/Writer1948 Kalpana

Full Name: Uday Shankar
Citizenship: India
Born: Saturday, 12/08 1900 (December) in Udaipur
Died: Monday, 09/26 1977 (September) in Kolkata (aged: 76)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: Royal College of Art, Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art
Spouses (current/former): Amala Shankar
Children: Ananda Shankar, Mamata Shankar
Siblings: Ravi Shankar
Uday Shankar frequently works together with these people:
Vijayakanth (2x, Actor)
Nassar (1x, Actor)
S. K. Boopathy (1x, Crew)
Keerthana (1x, Actress)
Subbaraju (1x, Actor)
Ilavarasu (1x, Actor)
Ravi Prakash (1x, Actor)
Krishna (1x, Cast)
Deva (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:342443, Added: 08/14/2018, Last updated: 08/01/2020