Sunil Kothari is a noted Indian dance historian, scholar and critic. He is also a former Uday Shankar Professor at Ravindra Bharti University, Kolkata. He received the Padma Shri in 2001, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1995 for overall contribution to the Indian classical dance. He was awarded Kumar Chandrak in 1961 and Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak in 2012.
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