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Indian Dance Costumes

from BBC News

Bollywood dance explained

Bollywood dance moves are now a familiar sight on Western TV and cinema screens. But what is the symbolism of the gestures, footwork and costumes drawn from classical Indian dance styles?

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Portrait of Kathakali dancer in full make-up and costume portraying a woman, demonstrating the double hand movement known as Samyutha Mudras

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from BuzzFeed

14 Signs You're A Bharatnatyam Dancer

Seduction is not about clothing. It is about the use of eyes, humour, poise, attire and femininity to express sexuality and allure. It's not what you wear... It's how you wear it and what you do. Character, style, elegance, wit and charm.

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Bharata Natyam (Tamil: பரதநாட்டியம்). A classical Indian dance form popular and practised in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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NAVRATRI festival gujarat - Whether it’s simply choosing to walk in streets of Indian cities or sight seeing the royal palaces, or visiting peppy Indian festivals; one can enjoy every moment during his or her Indian holidays.

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