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The Sangeet Natak Akademi currently confers classical status on eight Indian dance forms: Can you name them with respective state it belongs to?

Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 23 Mar '09 10:58 am
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Bharatanatyam - Tamilnadu Kathak Different parts of North India Kathakali - Kerala Kuchipudi Andhra Pradesh Manipuri Manipur Mohiniaattam - Kerala Odissi - Orissa Sattriya Natya- Assam Although there are several others well known dances too but are excluded as they will not fit it to the category of 'classical' but are popular like Bangra / Yakshagan. Hard to find movies like Janak Janak Payal Bhaje (Gopi Krishna), Sagar Sangam (Kamals dance inspired several to join dance class) but there are few actors/actress like Vaijayanthi Bali but their talent is not much used in movies. (Jayapradha, Hemamalini..,). Sudha chandrans case still worse, from Nachi Mayuri she made a big impress but turned into a TV acrtress (but one thing is for sure, she had shown what one can do if they have will power) Ofcourse it producers cannot risk in each and every attempts. Directors like Dasari Narayan rao, K. Vishwanath from south has made good movies (& name too). After tasting s ...more
Answered by mukund, 23 Mar '09 12:03 pm

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