Kathak – The History And Some Untold Stories

By |2020-11-04T10:51:06+05:30January 1st, 2020|Categories: Dance, kathak|

History One of the oldest forms of Indian Classical Dance, the origin of Kathak dates back to 4th century and was traditionally attributed to the travelling writers and poets of ancient northern India known as Kathakars or storytellers. They would communicate stories from the great epics and ancient mythology through dance, songs and music in a manner similar to early Greek theatre. And therefore you see a mixture of hand and foot movements combined with facial expressions as Kathak dancers tell various stories. The eyes and eyebrows work as a medium of expression of the story the dancer is trying to share. The legs and torso are generally straight, [...]