In Chidambaram, the 4 big gates contain reliefs of the female form, while in Thanjavur and Kumbakonam, they are of the male.
(“Karana-s in dance sculptures” by A Seshan, Nartanam, Vol III, #3, July - Sept 2003)

Guru Gopinath died on stage enacting the role of Dasaratha on Oct 9, 1987.
(Guru Maya Rao, by Ashish Khokar, p 93)

Television reporter Barkha Dutt (ND TV) has learnt Odissi for 16 years from guru Harekrishna Behera. (Savvy Aug 2004, p 19)

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