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The irrepressible Dr Sunil Kothari
- Datuk Ramli Ibrahim
Datuk Ramli Ibrahim pays tribute to the late Dr Sunil Kothari, a prolific dance historian and critic who was a giant in the history of Indian dance for the last six decades.
Remembering Sunilji
- Jai Govinda

The Sunil I knew and will miss
- Leela Venkataraman

Enviable magnanimity
- V. Kaladharan

Passing of an era: Dr Sunil Kothari
- Prathibha Prahlad
His irrepressible laughter, his endless storytelling of dancers from the beginning of time, his unharmful gossipy chatter, his messages, his long emails, his high-pitched voice on the phone or when one met him will be painfully missed.

Last respects to Dr. Sunil Kothari by his friend Ratan Thiyam and Chorus Repertory, Manipur

Padma Shri dance historian Sunil Kothari passes away after suffering a cardiac arrest

Eminent dance scholar Sunil Kothari dead at 87
- Anuj Kumar
The Sangeet Natak Akademi fellow blazed a new trail in documenting Indian classical dance forms

Dance historian Sunil Kothari passes away, had tested positive for COVID-19 a month ago
The dance scholar held the Uday Shankar Chair in Rabindra Bharati University and taught in the Dance Department of New York University as a Fulbright Professor

Sunil Kothari: Dance Scholar, Wandering Gypsy, who was animated by faith in the Arts and humanity
- Mallika Sarabhai
In a world which seeks to put us in silos, vying for space and vilifying for survival, Sunil Kothari was a bridge-builder between people across nations, generations and genres of art, writes dancer-activist Mallika Sarabhai.

The master, Dr Sunil Kothari, moves on
- G Ulaganathan
On December 23, he celebrated his 87th birthday. The only difference this year was that he had to celebrate it from the hospital bed in New Delhi.

Sunil Kothari (1933-2020): 'Truly passionate about dance, things weren't surface level with him'
- Suanshu Khurana
He had tested positive for Covid last month and had recovered from it last week. Kothari was admitted to Fortis Hospital in the Capital last evening.

Sunil Kothari (1933-2020): A great dance theoretician who was always full of childlike enthusiasm
- Salil Tripathi
Conversations with him were always rewarding. He was touched by the Greek muse Terpsichore, he understood what Shiva's tandava nritya meant.

In remembrance of Dr. Sunil Kothari
- Deepsikha Chatterjee & Uttara Asha Coorlawala

Memorable tribute to a Master
- G Ulaganathan
The iconic Chowdaiah Memorial Auditorium opened its doors after nearly 8 months on December 30 to bring together almost all the dancers of Bangalore to pay tribute to the irrepressible dance historian, critic Dr. Sunil Kothari.
Condolence meeting for Dr. Sunil Kothari
The meeting, which was an hour long, witnessed the presence of the faculty members of Sangeet Sattra along with their senior students, current students, guardians and others.

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