Indian classical dance

  • Indian classical dance

    Posted by Gokul Thiyagarajan  on October 20, 2022 at 3:03 pm

    There are eight major types of Indian classical dance, each with its distinct style and origin. These are:

    1. Bharatanatyam

    2. Kathak

    3. Kuchipudi

    4. Mohiniattam

    5. Odissi

    6. Sattriya

    7. Kathakali

    8. Manipuri

    Bharatanatyam is a popular form of dance that originated in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a classical dance form known for its graceful and expressive movements. Bharatanatyam is typically performed in Carnatic music, a type of music specific to the southern region of India.

    Kathak is another popular form of Indian classical dance originating in the country’s northern part. Kathak is known for its storytelling elements and often features elaborate costumes and makeup. Kathak is usually performed in Hindustani music, a type of music specific to the northern region of India.

    Kuchipudi is a classical dance form that originated in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kuchipudi is known for its fluid and graceful movements and use of props such as fans and sticks. Kuchipudi is typically performed in Carnatic music.

    Mohiniattam is a classical dance form that originated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Mohiniattam is known for its feminine grace and movements that resemble those of a snake. Mohiniattam is typically performed in Carnatic music.

    Odissi is a classical dance form that originated in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Odissi is known for its beautiful and expressive movements and use of props such as umbrellas and scarves. Odissi is typically performed in Hindustani music.

    Sattriya is a classical dance form that originated in the eastern Indian state of Assam. Sattriya is known for its energetic and acrobatic movements and use of props such as swords and shields. Sattriya is typically performed in Carnatic music.

    Kathakali is a classical dance form that originated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Kathakali is known for its colorful costumes and makeup, as well as its use of facial expressions and hand gestures to tell a story. Kathakali is typically performed in Carnatic music.

    Manipuri is a classical dance form that originated in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur. Manipuri is known for its delicate and graceful movements and use of props such as umbrellas and fans. Manipuri is typically performed in Hindustani music.

    Indian classical dance is a popular form of entertainment enjoyed by people of all ages. It is a great way to experience India’s rich culture and tradition.

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