Bharat Natyam or Tamil Nadu, Bharatanatyam, or the mother of all traditional dance forms, is considered the oldest dance form in the country Indian that evolved from the temple performers in Tamil Nadu. The classical dance style of Bharat Natyam is now practiced widely in different parts of India.
Various Traditional Dance Forms
This dance form includes various traditional dance forms: Bharat Natyaram, Bhaiyya Natyaram, Varkala Kambal, Varkala Balam, Varkala Jograj, and Varkala Mufassal, and Varkala Pathan. The popularity of this dance form continues to increase as more people appreciate its traditional styles.
Different Dance Performances
The traditional dances are performed on the stage using traditional props and costumes. The traditional music is played to accompany the dance performance. There are different dance performances, such as Varkala Belly Dance, Mandawa dance, and Varkala Trio dance.
The traditional dance form Bhaiyya Natyaram is performed on the same stage as Bharat Natyaram and is a combination of traditional dance forms. The traditional music is played while dancing Bhaiyya Natyaram. In this dance form, the dancers hold an iron bowl in their hands. This bowl has two curved ends.
Red Kurta With Gold Bangles
The traditional clothes worn during this performance include the red kurta with gold bangles and matching earrings. The women wear long dupatta sari, and the men wear sarees in shades of red and black. Moreover, a large gold medallion is usually placed on the forehead of the male dancer.
Women Wear Sarees
The traditional dance includes the traditional dress of Bharat Natyam, which includes a red screen with gold bangles. The women wear sarees in shades of red and black, while the men wear sarees in shades of yellow and red. The traditional jewelry worn includes the gold bangles and golden necklaces. The women’s hair is tied up in a ponytail, and the men’s hair is left untied. The traditional costumes include the traditional sari, which is also called the Rajasthani sari and the hurt, which are a loose robe.
The traditional music used for performing these dance forms includes the traditional drums, Raksha Bandhan, and the traditional instruments like the Karang and the reed. Also, a dancer performs the traditional Bharat Natyaram with the use of traditional costumes and props. The music is also played using traditional drums. Music is played with the traditional drums and traditional instruments like the reeds.
Special Clothing: Dance Forms
Traditional dancers wear special clothing made of silk. The dress includes the traditional Rajasthani sari, which has a high cut and is wrapped with silk. The Rajasthani trouser is cut to a certain length. The trousers are then adorned with red threads. These trousers are tied together at the waist.
There are special accessories that are worn by the performers along with the traditional garments. Also, the traditional embroidery work is done on the bodice, the skirt, and the upper part of the skirt. The embroidery work is done with the help of the traditional thread. The embroidery is done with different designs.
Embroidery: Dance Forms
The traditional outfits are also embroidered with the help of the traditional thread. Also, this embroidery is done with the help of a hook or a needle and some thread. The embroidery is done vertically. The embroidery is also done on the sleeves.
The traditional outfits are also decorated with the help of the traditional thread. The traditional fabrics and the traditional colors are used for decorating the traditional outfits. Moreover, traditional embroidery is done similarly.
Beautiful Clothes: Dance Forms
The traditional clothes and the traditional colors used for decorating traditional clothes are beautiful, and the embroidery help enhances the beauty of the garments. Also, traditional costumes often wear traditional clothes.
The traditional cloths used for decoration of the traditional clothes have many layers. This is because this cloth is often dyed, and thus, the patterns of the cloth are preserved. The traditional cloths used for decoration of the clothes are known as ‘Ghar-Bhasma.’ The Ghar-Bhasma is also referred to as the ‘Achar,’ They are available from the traditional fabric shop and through the internet.