Although Vaslav Fomich Nijinsky (1890-1950) had a comparatively short dance career-barely 10 years - he has the reputation of being the greatest male dancer in history.

The Natya Shastra is incredibly wide in its scope. It covers stage-design, music, dance, makeup, virtually every aspect of stagecraft. It is very important to the musician because it is the only text which gives such detail about the music and instruments of the period.

Kathakali vocalist Venmani Haridas has acted in Shaji N Karun's film 'Vanaprastham' and in film 'Swaham'.

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