Indian Classical dance: Significance of Ghungroo

Ghungroo holds a vital and important place in Indian Classical Dance and it is the primary instrument and ornament that a dancer must wear before practicing or performing.  It emphasizes and intensifies the rhythmic percussion that is produced by the Ghungroo while attempting and performing any footwork or dance. It is a very essential and …

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Kathak: Essential routine to learn Indian Classical Dance

Indian Classical Dances are like worshiping god. They are sacred and divine. Learning Kathak or any other Indian Classical Dance form there is a routine one should follow to become an expert and to gain knowledge Pre-requisite, and routine that should be followed in any INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE. Touch the feet of your Guru and …

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Kathakars and their association with Kathak (storytelling)

Kathak, an Indian Classical Dance form popularly known throughout the world for the elegance in body movements and rapid footwork.  Kathak is strongly associated with storytelling and as the name Kathak contained in itself “कथा” the art of storytelling. Literal meaning of the Kathak is “ कथा करने वाला “ means the person who perform …

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Dance Drama

When a story is presented in front of the audience with the medium of dance on stage is known as Dance Drama. In ancient times of India, all the Drama includes dialogue, song, music, dance, etc. It is said to be that many of the Indian Classical Dance forms are Dance Drama that includes all …

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Top most famous traditional Folk dances of India

India is known for its diverse culture. India has a variety of Traditional Folk dances that are performed during different festivals to express social values, joy, and cultural diversification. There are many folk dances of India which is globally famous and performed internationally. The List of most famous traditional folk dances in India are: Garba: …

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Natya (नाट्य), Nritta (नृत) and Nritya (नृत्य)

Dance (नृत्य) means performing art which is finely described in the ancient scriptures of dance. Before understanding the meaning of dance, it is very essential to know that dance has been classified into three main heads i.e. Natya (नाट्य), Nritta (नृत) and Nritya (नृत्य). Natya (नाट्य)- Literal meaning of Natya (नाट्य) is Drama (अभिनय). When …

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