Shri Sunil Kothari

About Me:

  • Name:

    Shri Sunil Kothari

  • Category:

    Civilian Award

  • Award:

    Padma Shri Award (2001), Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1995), Kumar Chandrak (1961), Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak (2012).

  • Area:

    Indian Dance Historian, Scholar And Critic. He Was Also Former Uday Shankar Professor At Ravindra Bharti University, Kolkata.


Education: M. A. In 1964, Phd In 1977.

Biography: Shri Sunil Kothari Was a Chartered Accountant. He Started his Career with The Times of India. He also taught at Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics. He Freelanced as a Writer. he Lived in Asian Games Village in Delhi.

He has Written 12 Books on Different forms of Indian Classical Dance and Allied Art-Forms.

Bharata Natyam: Indian Classical Dance Art
Odissi: Indian Classical Dance Art
Rasa: The Indian Performing Arts In The Last 25 Years
Kuchipudi: Indian Classical Dance Art
Photo Biography Of Rukmini Devi
Kathak: Indian Classical Dance Art
New Directions In Indian Dance
Chhau Dances Of India
Damaru: Essays On Classical Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Folk Dances, Rituals, Crafts