“Kathakali” is the dance from which of the following state?
Kathakali is the dance of Kerala state of India.
Kathakali is a form of classic dance in India. It is famous for including drama in dance steps, dancer wears eye-caching dresses, costumes and attractive makeup. Dance performer performs with the back-ground music playback and tries to elaborate theme of drama with his/her emotions.
Kathakali originated in 17th century and now we can see an enhanced form of it. It is based on 101 classic stories that will be performed in a single night. Songs are written in Manipravalam language.
The International Center for Kathakali in New Delhi, India is developing more classic as well as modern story based dance performances.
Image of traditional Kathakali dance performer: