Traditional Artforms of Kerala : The Proud Factor Of Kerala
Kerala is a state that attracts a lot of tourist with its natural beauty as well as rich heritage and culture. The art and culture of Kerala portrays various art forms and martial arts. Every art form is an abstraction of human life and they are unique with its rhythm and movements. People from other states like Jaipur, Surat, Hyderabad etc visit Kerala for enjoying these unique art forms with tour packages. Some of the major classical art forms include Kathakali, Ottam thullal, Chakyarkoothu, Mohiniyattom, Kalaripayattu etc. Kathakali is the pride artform of Kerala and it is a classical dance drama. This dance is performed by following the guidelines of Natya Sastra. The colorful costumes, make-ups and ornaments of the player is the main attraction of Kathakali. If we are familiar about the story they are playing, Kathakali will be more interesting. Ottam Thullal is another classical art form which is unique with its way of presentation, the story, comedy etc. The performer may sometimes tease and make fun with the audience. Artforms are preserved in Kerala and it is still performed here.