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Yakshagana Part 1

Yakshagana is a typical south Indian folk dance form said to have originated around 400 years ago in Karnataka state of India. It is similar to Kathakali of Kerala and has a strong classical background.

The performance comprises of dance, music and spoken words with the themes based on Hindu epics like Mahabharatha and Ramayana. The costumes of the Yakshagana artistes are very attractive and different.

Kamsavadham is a play from Yakshagana which portrays the killing of Kamsa, the uncle of Lord Krishna. This particular video features the beginning of the play Kamsavadham by the Yakshagana artistes.

This DVD is developed by Invis Multimedia and is available at