During Indus Valley Civilisation too
(2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and
houses were found..
Cave paintings from Ajanta, Bagh and Ellora temple paintings testify to a love of
naturalism. Most early and medieval art in India is Hindu, Buddhist or Jain. A freshly
made colored flour or flowers design called rangoliis are a common sight outside
the doorstep of many (mostly South Indian) Indian homes. Raja Ravi Varma is one
the classical painters from medieval India. Madhubani, Rajput, Tanjore and Mughal
painting are notable genres of Indian Art. Nandini Bose, M. F. Hussain, S. H. Raza,
Geeta Vadhera, Jamini Roy are some modern painters.Shibhu Natesan and Dev Jyoti
Ray are new era painters.
Flour Rangoli Flower RangoliThe first sculptures in India date back to the Indus Valley civilisation,
where stone and bronze figures have been discovered.
Music is an integral part of India's culture.
Both the Carnatic music and Hindustani music
systems are based on the melodic base (known
as Rāga), sung to a rhythmic cycle (known
The current music of India includes multiple
varieties of religious, classical, folk and pop
music. Indipop is one of the most popular
contemporary styles of Indian music which is
either a fusion of Indian folk, classical or Sufi
music with Western musical traditions.
Kalarippayattu is one of the oldest
and most prominent forms of Indian
martial arts dating back to 12th