Padma Shri awardee Kathakali artist Milena Salvini passes away at 84
- Noted Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini from France, known for teaching Indian classical dance, has passed away. She was 84.
- Salvini was born in Italy but moved to France for learning music.
- In 1962, Salvini obtained a two-year scholarship training in Kathakali at the Kerala Kalamandalam.
- In 1975 she opened the Mandapa Centre in Paris to teach Indian classical dance.
- The Government of India conferred the Padma Shri upon Salvini in 2019 for her contribution to the field of performing arts.
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