27 June 1919
|Died||24 July 2020 (aged 101)|
|Children||Ananda Shankar, Mamata Shankar|
|Parent(s)||Akhoy Kumar Nandy (father)|
Amala Shankar (Bengali: অমলা শংকর; 27 June 1919 – July 24, 2020) was an Indian ballerina, actress and artist. She is the wife of Uday Shankar and mother of Ananda Shankar and Mamata Shankar and sister-in-law of Ravi Shankar. Shankar acted in the movie Kalpana directed by Uday Shankar.
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- Kaura, Ajīta (1976). Directory of Indian Women Today, 1976. India International Publications. p. 45.
- "Biography of Amala Shankar". Retrieved 16 December 2012.
- "'Panditji never restricted himself to his craft alone'". Asian Age. 13 Dec 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
- "Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar has died near his home in southern California". Reuters. 12 Dec 2012. Archived from the original on 15 December 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
- Renowned danseuse Amala Shankar passes away in Kolkata
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