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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the way the dancer comes on the stage in taal and laya is called aamad.
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Kathak (Hindi: कथक) is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dances, originated from India. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient
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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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