still captures of Padmini - "Thikkana Mohanambal" (Tamil) [1968] - This was one of Padmini's most famous and popular movies. In the film Padmini plays a classical Bharatnatyam dancer who challenges costar Sivaji Ganesan who is an exponent of the nadaswaram style of music to a contest between music and dance. Padmini's dance performances in the film are electrifying and are some of the best psudo-classical dancing ever filmed.

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