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Mrinalini Sarabhai

The body of Mrinalini Sarabhai, in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. Legendary Indian classical dancer, Mrinalini Sarabhai, died from complications related to old age, her family said. She was 97.

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File photo of noted danseuse and Padma Bhushan awardee Mrinalini Sarabhai performing with her daughter Mallika Sarabhai in New Delhi in 2004. Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

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Dancer Mallika Sarabhai, left and Kartikeya Sarabhai, second right, carry the body of their mother Mrinalini Sarabhai for her funeral, in Ahmadabad, Gujarat.

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Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mayur Bhatt

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mayur Bhatt

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mayur Bhatt

Mrinalini Sarabhai 95 Ahmedabad, Danseuse, Darpana Academy director “I stay healthy and in touch with everything that’s going around. It’s important to keep yourself busy, hit the bed at 9. The secret of staying young: feel like you’re 21.”

Mayur Bhatt