Mallika Sarabhai, an eminent dancer, is the daughter of the renowned dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai and the legendary scientist Vikram Sarabhai. She is basically a Bharatanatyam
and Kuchipudi Dance
forms. Mallika is also a choreographer, actress, and editor. In the Peter Brooke's film, Mahabharat, she performed the role of Draupadi
. The film, based on the Mahabharata
was made in English and French.
Mallika did her Masters in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management and later received a doctorate in organizational behavior. In 1977, she was honored with the highest civilian award 'French Palme D'or' by the French Government. Currently, she is the co-director of the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in Ahmedabad