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Indian Dance Forms

Mohiniatam Dance

Mohiniyattam also Called Mohiniattam is a traditional South Indian dance from Kerala State, developed by the Tamil nattuvanar Vadivelu,one of the Thanjavur Quartet. It is one of the eight Indian classical dance forms of the India. It is considered a very graceful dance meant to be performed as a solo recital by women. The term Mohiniatam comes from the words “Mohini” meaning a woman who enchants onlookers and “aattam” meaning graceful body movements. [… More info …]