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In her old age, Ragini Devi was supported by her daughter Indrani Rahman, but staying in Bandra, a suburb in Mumbai, she was not being looked after. Dr Mulk Raj Anand, Harindranath Chattopadhyaya and other eminent citizens arranged for her to return to the US and she was taken care of at "Actor's Home" in New Jersey. Started in 1882, Actor's Home is a unique institution where old and needy actors, dancers, musicians and the like are looked after.
('Ragini Devi: The first American female dancer in the male bastion of Kathakali,' Sunil Kothari, The Asian Age, Oct 15, 2019)

Nautch girls were photographed extensively in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Cameras were getting popular and the beautiful nautch girls were an ideal subject for photographers wishing to document Indian culture. The third factor was a nautch girl's need to have good photographs that she could send to prospective clients.  
('The Nautch,' Ally Adnan, The Friday Times, Aug 1, 2014)

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