Kuchipudi – a spellbinding performance, weaving dance, music and drama

Dr Shobha Naidu's Krishna Parijatham Kuchipudi dance group performance

An American dancer and choregrapher had once said: “Dance is the hidden language of the soul”. How true this is for all of us who look for an outlet through this language. India is blessed with many art forms and dance art forms, of which the dance-drama art form from Andhra – better known as Kuchipudi – is one; it is indeed creating magic on stage using music, dance, and theatre or drama.

One of the many beautiful classical performing art forms in India, Kuchipudi weaves dance, drama and music together in one spellbinding performance. This widely celebrated dance form has a history that has witnessed its evolution, hardships, and growth.

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