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Classical Dance of India
Classical Dance of India

Dance

State

Bharat Natyam

Tamil Nadu

Bihu

Assam

Bhangra

Punjab

Chhau

Bihar,Orissa,W.Bengal and Jarkhand

Garhwali

Uttaranchal

Garba

Gujarat

Hattari

Karnataka

Kathak

North India

Kathakali

Kerala

Kuchipudi

Andhra Pradesh

Khantumm

Mizoram

Karma

Madhya Pradesh

Laho

Meghalaya

Mohiniattam

Kerala

Mando

Goa

Manipuri

Manipuri

Nati

Himachal Pradesh

Nat-Natin

Bihar

Odissi

Orissa

Rauf

Jammu & Kashmir

Yakshagan

Karnataka

Folk and Tribal Dances

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Folk and Tribal Dances
Folk and Tribal Dances

States

Dances

Maharashtra

Kathakeertan,Lezin,Dandaniya,Tamasha,Gafa,Dahikala,Lovani,Mauni,Dasavtar.

Karnataka

Huttari,Suggi Kunitha,Yakashagana

Kerala

Kaikottikali,Kaliyattam,Tappatikkali

Tamil Nadu

Kolattam,Pinnal Kolattam,Kummi,Kavadi,Karagam

Andhra Pradesh

Ghanta Mardala,Veedhi Natakam,Burrakatha

Orrisa

Ghumara Sanchar,Chadya Dandanata,Chhau

West Bengal

Kathi,Chhau,Baul,Kirtan,Jatra,Lama

Assm

Bihu,Khel Gopal,Rash Lila,Tabal Chongli,Canoe

Punjab

Giddha(women),Bhangra(men)

J & K

Rauf,Hikat

Himachal Pradesh

Jhora,Jhali,Dangli,Mahasu,Jadda,Jhainta,Chharhi

Haryana

Jhumar,Ras Leela,Phag dance,Daph,Dhamal,Loor,Gugga,Khoria,Gagor

Gujarat

Garba,Dandiya Rass,Tippani,Gomph

Rajasthan

Ginad,Chakri,Gangore,Terahtaal,Khayal,Jhulan Leela,Jhuma,Suisini

Bihar

Jata Jatin,Jadur,Chhau,Kathaputli,Bakho,Jhijhiya,Samochakawa,Kaema,

Jatra,Natna

Uttar Pradesh

Nautanki,Thora, Chappeli,Raslila,Kajri.

Famous Dancer

Bharatnatyam

Bala Sarsawati,C.V. Chandrashekhar,Leela Samson,Mrinalini Sarabhai,Padma Subramanyam,Yamini Krishnamurti

Kathak

Bharti Gupta,Birju Maharaj,Damyanti Joshi,Durga Das,Gopi Krishna,Kumudini Lakhia,Sambhu Maharaj, Sitara Devi

Kuchipudi

Josyula Seetharamaiah,Vempathi Chinna Sthyam

Manipuri

Guru Bipin Sinha,Jhaveri Sisters,Nayana Jhaveri,Nirmala Mehta,Savita Mehta,

Debaprasad Das, Priyambaba Mohanty,Sonal Mansingh.

Instrumentalists

Sarod

Ali Akbar Khan Allaudin Khan,Amjad Ali Khan,Buddhadev Dasgupta,Bahadur Khan,Sharma Rani,Zarin S. Sharma.

Tabla

Alla Rakha Khan,Kishan Maharaj,Nikhil Ghosh,Zakir Hussain

Violin

Baluswamy Dikshitar, Gajanan Rao joshi,Lalgudi G, Jayaraman, M.S. Gopala Krishnan, Mysore T. Chowdiah,T.N. Krishnan

Shehnal

Bismillah Khan

Sitar

Nikhil Banerjee,Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan, Hara Shankar Bhattacharya

Flute

Hari Prasad Chaurasia,Pannalal Ghose, T. R. Mahalingam

Veena

K. R. Kumaraswamy lyer, Doraiswami Lyengar

Vocalists

Hindustani

Shubha 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.

Carnatic

Raghavendra, H. K. Venkataram, Sitrajam, Mani Jrishnaswamy,Akhil Krishnan, M. L. Vasanthakumari, M. D. Ramanatha, G. N. Balasubramaniam.

Thumri

Zawad Ali Khan, Rita Ganguli, Poornima Chaudhry,Shanti Heerananda,Naina Devi.

Quwwali

Ghulam Hasan Niyazi, Sultan Niyazi, Ghulam Farid Nizami, Chand Nizami,Iqbal Hussain Khan Bandanawaji, Aslam Sabari.

Dhrupad

Ustad Rahim fahimuddin Dagar, Zahiruddin Dagar, Waslfuddin Dagr, Bundecha Bandhu, Uday Bhawalkar,Pt. Abhay Barayan Mallick, Pt. Ritwik Sanyal.