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The News Minute | January 13, 2015 | 6.21 pm IST An academic in Kerala has become the first man to get a doctorate in Mohiniyattam, a classical dance usually performed by women. According to a report in Hindustan Times, K M Abu did not waver even though some members of his community expressed apprehensions over a Muslim man learning the dance. He says he never believed that Mohiniyattam is the forte of women. His doctorate is on Kalyanikutty Amma’s life and contribution to the art form. For more, read the HT report. Tweet

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