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In which Indian State did the danceform 'Mohini Attam' develop

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Asked by SIVARAMAN, 30 Jun '10 09:48 pm
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From Kerala i think..
Answered by joyoti sen, 30 Jun '10 10:05 pm

 
  
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Keral
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 10 Oct '10 07:02 pm

 
  
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Mohiniyattam" literally means "dance of the enchantress".Originating from Kerala in South India
Answered by Naresh Swain, 30 Jun '10 09:53 pm

 
  
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Mohini Attam is the feminine dance form of Kerala, a state in the south western most part of India. It is danced by women and is known for its very sensual themes. Mohini Attam has an extremely, slow seductive quality. It has only been in recent decades that Mohini Attam has risen in popularity and acceptability.
There is a typical costume for Mohini Attam. It is generally simple and white, or off-white. Usually there is a gold brocade, possibly with a border of red. One of the most characteristic signs of the Mohini Attam dancer is the bun of hair worn off-centre. This is very much a characteristic of women from Kerala.

The myth of Mohini is central to the performance. According to the story, Brahma tells the other Gods how they can obtain amrit (celestial ambrosia); amrit bestows immortality and great power. He informs them that they can do so by churned up the ocean of milk. Unfortunately, the job is so great that the gods are forced to seek the assistance of the demon ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 01 Jul '10 03:15 pm

 
  
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Precisely the dance form was evolved by the Travancore King Swathi Thirunal Maharaja .Kerala was formed much later.
Answered by samson aseervatham, 30 Jun '10 11:30 pm

 
  
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Kerala
Answered by hitler, 30 Jun '10 10:06 pm

 
  
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Kerala
Answered by rajan, 30 Jun '13 10:48 am

 
  
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Kerala
Answered by $unil, 16 Jun '12 05:51 pm

 
  
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Kerala
Answered by anil garg, 28 Apr '12 04:12 pm

 
  
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Kerala
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 23 Mar '11 08:53 pm

 
  
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