Somaraja wrote the Sangeeta Ratnavalli around 1180AD. The last of the 9 chapters deals with nritya.

The word 'Sadir' owes its origin to the Marathi word Sadir, which means 'to present'.
(Kapila Vatsyayan Indian Classical Dance).

Kuchipudi dancer Sarala Kumari won the Miss Andhra Pradesh title in a beauty contest in 1983.


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