Gulab bai: the queen of nautanki theatre Mehrotra, Deepti Priya

By: Mehrotra, Deepti Priya
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi Penguin Books India 2006Description: viii, 318 p.ISBN: 9780143100430Subject(s): Gulab Bai - 1920 - 1996 | Nautanki - History - 20th centuryDDC classification: 808.2 Summary: Life of a major entertainer, folk theatre in India. Also socialhistory of Indian theater. scholarly, also useful for general public. also important on role of women in popular culture Gulab, a twelve-year-old girl from the Bedia caste, joined Nautanki in 1931. Reputed to be the first female actor in Nautanki, she rose to dizzy heights as the heroine of countless dramas and later started the Great Gulab Theatre Company. Gulab Bai was awarded the Padmashree, a mark of national honour - yet she died sad and bewildered.
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Life of a major entertainer, folk theatre in India. Also socialhistory of Indian theater. scholarly, also useful for general public. also important on role of women in popular culture Gulab, a twelve-year-old girl from the Bedia caste, joined Nautanki in 1931. Reputed to be the first female actor in Nautanki, she rose to dizzy heights as the heroine of countless dramas and later started the Great Gulab Theatre Company. Gulab Bai was awarded the Padmashree, a mark of national honour - yet she died sad and bewildered.

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