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Classical Dance

Dances Origin: All About the Origins of These Indian Classical Dance Forms

Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali, Sattriya, Manipuri, and Mohiniyattam are the eight styles of classical dance recognized by the Sangeet Natak Academy. These dances have a long history in their respective regions. Artists compose in them Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit, Kannada, Hindi, or any other Indian language. Therefore, they represent a unity of basic themes expressed […]

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