Bharatanatyam is a rich classical art from India which is the oldest among the classical dance forms. Systematized and recorded by sage Bharata in a comprehensive text “Natya Shastra”, it is a highly stylized and scientifically developed dance form which has an unmatched ability to entertain, enthrall and enlighten the audiences. The dance has three main aspects, the rhythmic movements of the feet and body, intricate system of hand gestures combined with eye movements and dramatic expressions and mime.
The dance was developed and nurtured in the temples as a form of divine worship. Today, it is also performed on the concert platform bringing the spirit of the temple and a glimpse and grandeur of ancient India to the stage.
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