What is Kathak?

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Kathak is one of the six classical dances of India. The word katha originates from the Sanskrit word meaning story. Kathak dance began centuries ago with story tellers called kathakas who sang stories with some elements of dance.
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Dance from N. India and Pakistan. Its name comes from katha meaning story and it originates from the kathaks or storytellers who used to give religious and moral instruction in narrative
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Tatkar, which is the basic. It has to do with footwork. ta thai thai ta, AA thai thai ta.
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The term "RANG PRAVESH" means a colourful entry.This is the term given to a Graduation in Classical Kathak Dance just like Graduation in Bharat Natyam is called Arengetram
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1. (Dancing) a form of N Indian classical dancing that tells a story
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Kathak is one of the several forms of Indian classical dances which originated in Northern India; it was danced by the Kathak people. It has since evolved to become a religious art performed in temples. It calls for choreographic language using mudras- hand gestures, facial expressions and footwork.
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