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Ashtapadi Attom

Ashtapadi Attom is a popular dance form based on the Gita Govinda of Jayadeva. It is a theatrical representation of the famous lyrical play. There are five characters in the play - Lord Krishna, Radha, and three females. Instruments used in this dance form are Chenda, Maddalam, Ilathalam and Chengala. Ashtapadi Attom is now almost extinct.

Updated on 4th July, 2005


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