Pradipti Reddy, a student of Kuchipudi dancer Srikant Gowd has given a 12-hour non-stop performance.

Sitar maestro Pt. Ravi Shankar's knowledge of dance dates back to his youth when he worked as a dancer with his brother Uday Shankar.

Kerala Natanam Guru Gopinath was an active performer till his death. As he wished, he died on the stage while performing the role of Dasaratha in his well known 'Ramayanam Ballet" on 9th October 1987 at Fine Arts Hall, Eranakulam in Kerala.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between India and Japan, the Dept of Posts issued 2 stamps in se-tenant pairs on April 26, 2002 at a value of Rs.15 each. One depicts Kabuki, an ancient dance of Japan and the other depicts Kathakali dance form of South India. Varieties of facial makeup are shown separately in the margin of the stamp sheet.

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