Kathakali : The art of storytelling

Third eye view

Kathakali a major form of classical dance originated from Kerala. It is one of the oldest theatre forms in the world known for storytelling and expressing various emotions through language of gestures especially eyes to narrate tales and epics. Another prominent aspect of Kathakali is the elaborate make up code and use of distinct colorstodistinguish characters like green for virtuous.

Few pictures taken during visit to Thekkady Kalari centre, Kerala.

DSC_2069 Flower

DSC_2074 Making a child sleep

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DSC_2041 Emotions

DSC_2029 Happiness

DSC_2057 Fear

DSC_2045 Anger

DSC_2051 Anger

DSC_2060 Display of disgust

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