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Harigovind Sharma is a great Rasalila
performer. He was born in a Rasdhari family in Bharatpur, Rajasthan in 1926. Harigovind Sharma was gifted with talent in acting and singing. He started performing from the age of 8. His portrayal of the child Krishna
made him very famous. He studied under Swami Udayram, Gwaria Baba, and Swami Kishanlal in Vrindavan, Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh. He also pioneered a new Lila on the medieval saint Chaitanya. It was composed in Brajbhasha dialect. He toured all over India and is respected for his faithful yet innovative presentation of the Ras tradition in a popular manner.
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