Here is a list and brief summary of Indian dance forms that are in practice in different parts of India. There are more than twenty such forms that India has been contributing to the dancing filed. Since India has many states and each state follows it’s own culture and traditional dance forms, India can be seen promoting varieties of dance forms. As an example, Yakshagana is a dance form practiced more in Karnataka, Bharatanatyam is a dance form of Tamil Nadu and so on. The attires vary from one dance form to another and are very attractive in it’s own ways.
Yakshagana is a musical dance drama popular in coastal and Malenadu regions of Karnataka, India. Yakshagana is the recent (200 years) scholastic name for what are known in Kannada as Kelike, Dashavatara, Aata, Bayalaata. It is believed to have evolved from pre-classical music and theatre during Bhakti movement. Yakshagana is popular in the districts [...]