Classical dance in India

Fri Nov 9, 2012 10:50am IST

1 of 22. A school girl practices Bharatnatyam, an Indian classical dance, before a performance on the occasion of Mahashivratri festival in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala February 20, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui

Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, Odissi -- India has a rich tradition of classical dance forms.