History of Bharatnatyam

Bharatnatyam is one of the most popular classical Indian dances.bharatnatyam is more popular in South Indian statesof Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Bharatnatyam dance is about 2000 ,year old.it was believed that bharatnatyam was revealed by Lord bhrama to bharata, a famous sage who then condified this sacred dance in a Sanskrit text called the natya shastra. The natya shastra is of the fundamental tretasises on Indian drama asethetics. Natya shastra divides dance into two distinct forms nritta and nritya…..


Bharatnatyam remains exclusive to hindu temples through the 19th century. It was banned by the colonial British government in 1910,but the Indian community protested against the ban and expanded it outside the temple in 20th century.modern stage production of bharatnatyam had been spread out and popular throughout India that has been done in different ways and have Incorporated technical performences,pure dance based on non-religious ideas and fusion themes.

Bharatnatyam …..#dance lover