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Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai (12 August 1919 31 December 1971) was an Indian physicist. He is considered to be the father of the Indian space program; legendary Homi Bhabhas successor as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission; and was as at home in the world of the arts as in his favourite laboratory. His interests were vast and varied. He married a classical dancer, Mrinalini (Swaminathan).