Classical Dance of India for CDS Exam

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Classical Dance of India
DanceState
Bharat NatyamTamil Nadu
BihuAssam
BhangraPunjab
ChhauBihar, Orissa, W. Bengal and Jarkhand
GarhwaliUttaranchal
GarbaGujarat
HattariKarnataka
KathakNorth India
KathakaliKerala
KuchipudiAndhra Pradesh
KhantummMizoram
KarmaMadhya Pradesh
LahoMeghalaya
MohiniattamKerala
MandoGoa
ManipuriManipuri
NatiHimachal Pradesh
Nat-NatinBihar
OdissiOrissa
RaufJammu & Kashmir
YakshaganKarnataka

Folk and Tribal Dances

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Folk and Tribal Dances
StatesDances
MaharashtraKathakeertan, Lezin, Dandaniya, Tamasha, Gafa, Dahikala, Lovani, Mauni, Dasavtar.
KarnatakaHuttari, Suggi Kunitha, Yakashagana
KeralaKaikottikali, Kaliyattam, Tappatikkali
Tamil NaduKolattam, Pinnal Kolattam, Kummi, Kavadi, Karagam
Andhra PradeshGhanta Mardala, Veedhi Natakam, Burrakatha
OrrisaGhumara Sanchar, Chadya Dandanata, Chhau
West BengalKathi, Chhau, Baul, Kirtan, Jatra, Lama
AssmBihu, Khel Gopal, Rash Lila, Tabal Chongli, Canoe
PunjabGiddha (women) , Bhangra (men)
J & KRauf, Hikat
Himachal PradeshJhora, Jhali, Dangli, Mahasu, Jadda, Jhainta, Chharhi
HaryanaJhumar, Ras Leela, Phag dance, Daph, Dhamal, Loor, Gugga, Khoria, Gagor
GujaratGarba, Dandiya Rass, Tippani, Gomph
RajasthanGinad, Chakri, Gangore, Terahtaal, Khayal, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini
BiharJata Jatin, Jadur, Chhau, Kathaputli, Bakho, Jhijhiya, Samochakawa, Kaema,

Jatra, Natna

Uttar PradeshNautanki, Thora, Chappeli, Raslila, Kajri.
Famous Dancer
BharatnatyamBala Sarsawati, C. V. Chandrashekhar, Leela Samson, Mrinalini Sarabhai, Padma Subramanyam, Yamini Krishnamurti
KathakBharti Gupta, Birju Maharaj, Damyanti Joshi, Durga Das, Gopi Krishna, Kumudini Lakhia, Sambhu Maharaj, Sitara Devi
KuchipudiJosyula Seetharamaiah, Vempathi Chinna Sthyam
ManipuriGuru Bipin Sinha, Jhaveri Sisters, Nayana Jhaveri, Nirmala Mehta, Savita Mehta,

Debaprasad Das, Priyambaba Mohanty, Sonal Mansingh.

Instrumentalists
SarodAli Akbar Khan Allaudin Khan, Amjad Ali Khan, Buddhadev Dasgupta, Bahadur Khan, Sharma Rani, Zarin S. Sharma.
TablaAlla Rakha Khan, Kishan Maharaj, Nikhil Ghosh, Zakir Hussain
ViolinBaluswamy Dikshitar, Gajanan Rao joshi, Lalgudi G, Jayaraman, M. S. Gopala Krishnan, Mysore T. Chowdiah, T. N. Krishnan
ShehnalBismillah Khan
SitarNikhil Banerjee, Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan, Hara Shankar Bhattacharya
FluteHari Prasad Chaurasia, Pannalal Ghose, T. R. Mahalingam
VeenaK. R. Kumaraswamy lyer, Doraiswami Lyengar
Vocalists
HindustaniShubha Mudgal, Bheemsen Joshi, Madhuo Mudgal, Mukul Shivputra, Pandit Jasraj, Parveen Sultana, Naina devi, Girija Devi, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Gangubai Hangal, Krishna Hangal, V. Rajput, Kumar Gandharva, Faiyyaz Khan Mallikarjun Manusur.
CarnaticRaghavendra, H. K. Venkataram, Sitrajam, Mani Jrishnaswamy, Akhil Krishnan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, M. D. Ramanatha, G. N. Balasubramaniam.
ThumriZawad Ali Khan, Rita Ganguli, Poornima Chaudhry, Shanti Heerananda, Naina Devi.
QuwwaliGhulam Hasan Niyazi, Sultan Niyazi, Ghulam Farid Nizami, Chand Nizami, Iqbal Hussain Khan Bandanawaji, Aslam Sabari.
DhrupadUstad Rahim fahimuddin Dagar, Zahiruddin Dagar, Waslfuddin Dagr, Bundecha Bandhu, Uday Bhawalkar, Pt. Abhay Barayan Mallick, Pt. Ritwik Sanyal.

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