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Unformatted text preview: also depicted stories, in this
case, based on Hindu epics.
case, Kathakali Similar to bharata natyam, kathakali
involves many very detailed movements of
all parts of the body.
The basic kathakali stance involves
bending both knees, arching the back, and
balancing on the outer edges of the feet, so
as to appear ready for action.
Movements are all designed to fully depict
certain characters and their emotions.
In traditional settings, a kathakali
performance will last from sunset to
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