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Kathakali

By johnMathew  
Kathakali is a highly stylized classical Indian dance-drama noted for the attractive make-up of characters, elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-defined body movements presented in tune with the anchor playback music and complementary percussion. It originated in the country's present day state of Kerala during the 17th century[1] and has developed over the years with improved looks, refined gestures and added themes besides more ornate singing and precise drumming.

Tags: Kerala Kathakali Portraits and people Kerala Arts

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sawsengee 14 6 40 Malaysia
10 Apr 2013 7:10AM
nicely captured portrait of the performer with lovely ambient lighting & yes, I have seen those marvelous performance when I visited Bangalore Smile
10 Apr 2013 8:09AM
sawsengee, do visit kerala.. You will be able to watch the lovely performance of Kathakali and all other traditional art forms.

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