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Dancer Ashwini Ekbote dies during stage performance in Pune

Danseuse Ashwini Ekbote collapsed and died during a performance in Pune on Saturday.

india Updated: Oct 23, 2016 08:24 IST
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Ashwini Ekbote,Marathi dancer,Dancer dies during stage performance
Danseuse Ashwini Ekbote collapsed and died during a performance in Pune on Saturday.(Facebook)

Classical dancer Ashwini Ekbote died on Saturday night after collapsing on stage during a performance in Pune, police said.

The 44-year-old, who had also acted in several plays, was performing at the Bharat Natyamandir in Pune this evening when she collapsed on stage, a police official said.

She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead, the official said.

First Published: Oct 23, 2016 00:06 IST