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00 dances 1

  1. 1. Dances <ul><li>There are many dances in India. Some are Kathakali, Kuchipudi…….etc.Classical dances of India usually always spiritual in content, although this is often true also of Folk dances. </li></ul><ul><li>Classical dances of Kerala are Kathakali and Mohini Attam.Kathakali laterally means story-play and is an elaborate dance depicting the victory of truth over falsehood. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Striking feature of Kathakali is the use of elaborate make up and colourful costumes. This is to give special importance to that the characters are super-being from another world, and their make-up is easily recognizable to the trained eye as Satwik or God like, Rajasik or Heroic, and Tamasic of Demonic. Dance done in Tamil Nadu is Bharatnatyam. Dance done in Andhra Pradesh is Kuchipudi. Dance done in Orissa is Odissi. Dance done in Uttar Pradesh is Kathak. Dance done in Manipur is Manipuri. Main qualities needed in dance are expressions, perfect steps, ChorioGraphy Madras, costumes, make-up and energy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>India is known for its rich culture heritage which a dazzling variety of Indian dances which range from Indian classical dances that are deeply religious in content, to folk dances that are largely popular for its entertainment value </li></ul><ul><li>There are some well known classical Indian dances. They are kathakali, mohini attam, from Kerala, bharatanatyam from Tamil nadu, kuchipudi from Andhra Pradesh, odissi from orissa kathak from Uttar Pradesh and Manipuri from Manipur . </li></ul>

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