Monday, 11 September 2017

Obit/Tribute - Mala Gaur (Nov 4, 1952 - Sept 8, 2017)- Ashish Mohan Khokar

Mala Gaur and students
Photo courtesy: Ambika Paniker 

Goa's prime ballet and Orissi talent and teacher passed away on 8th Sept 2017 of cancer. Mala Gaur was born on Nov 4, 1952 in Kolkata into a family that was linked to Bengali theatre and films. Moving to Delhi as a child, she was exposed to various arts - Bengali theater, dance and music - one of her older sisters being Aloka Paniker, who is the well known Orissi dancer and teacher

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