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Published by Kalakshetra Foundation in [Chennai] .
Written in English


  • Bharata Kalakshetra (Madras, India),
  • Theaters

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesBharata Kalakshetra Theatre
StatementR.V. Ramani.
ContributionsKalakshetra (Institute : Madras, India)
LC ClassificationsPN2087.I4 R36 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16868654M
LC Control Number2007375248

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