Surya Kumari

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Surya Kumari (19*-). Indian performer.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She visited South Africa to play in Rabindranath Tagore’s King of the Dark Chamber in 1961. Union Artists brought the Indian director Krishna Shah to mount this production which also starred the renowned dancer Baskhar and opened in Durban before playing at the Wits Great Hall.


Tucker, 1997. p. 158.

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