KATHAK

 

Kathak is from central India and Rajasthan "Katha" means story and the storyteller was called the 'Kathaka'. These were the wandering bards who chiefly recited the two epics. Later they added Dance movements and thus Kathak was born later on Kathak also became a court dance. it is characterized by quicksilver footwork and an astonishing command over rhythm.

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