The Indian cultural forms rich in essence and heritage are regularly performed in the indoor auditorium by the best artistes of Kalamandalam. Major art forms including Kathakali, Koodiyattam and Mohiniyattam are performed.
Kathak is one of the several traditional dance forms of India hailing from the northern states. It is narration of a Katha or story in a dance. The sound of Ghungroo (bells) tied around the dancer's ankles co-ordinates with the tabla beats of the music. It takes several years to master this art. !
Inspiration ★ Pulikali ( Tiger Dance ) of Kerala. Pulikali is a rural art form which is about 200 years old. The make-up for the show is a painstaking affair with the artists getting themselves ready from the late hours of the night.