Mallika Sarabhai is an activist and Indian classical dancer from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Mallika is an accomplished Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam dancer. Mallika played the role of Draupadi in the Peter Brook's play The Mahabharata. Mallika has won many accolades during her long career, the Golden Star Award being one of them, which she won for the Best Dance Soloist, Theatre De Champs Elysees, Paris 1977. As well as a dancer, Sarabhai is a social activist. She, along with her mother, Mrinalini Sarabhai, manages the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts located at Ahmedabad.