Classical Dance of India

What is Indian Classical Dance?

Indian classical dance is an umbrella term for various performance arts rooted in musical theatre styles.

Total No.of Classical Dance

The number of classical dances range from eight to more, depending on the source and scholar.

Who Recognize Classical Dance?

The Sangeet Natak Academy recognizes the Classical Dance.

Note: This table is designed for Government Entrance Exam Aspirants.

For example, Sattriya is not a recognized classical dance of India, but it is asked as one of the GK question in 2019 IBPS Clerk.

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1BharatanatyamTamil Nadu
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • North India
5KuchipudiAndhra Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Odisha
  • West Bengal
  • Eastern India
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