Indian Classical Dance Series | Part 3 : Kuchipudi

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Indian Classical Dance: English Series –
Indian Classical Dance: हिंदी सीरीज –
Kuchipudi is the name of a village in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh near Vijayawada.
Andhra has a very long tradition of dance-drama which was known under the generic name of Yakshagaana. In 17th century Kuchipudi style of Yakshagaana was conceived by Siddhendra Yogi a talented Vaishnava poet and visionary who had the capacity to give concrete shape to some of his visions. It was Lakshminarayan Shastry (1886-1956) who introduced many new elements including solo dancing and training of female dancers in this dance style and thus, developed Kuchipudi as it is known today.
In the video, you will find out the important features and elements of the dance which will help you capture the essence and uniqueness of this classical dance.

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