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Ashish D
Mumbai, India12 contributions
May 2022 • Family
The event which one should not miss. It is the event where the entire crowd is mesmerised with the explanation of 24 mudras.

And each mudra explains the details of the dialect being said
Written 22 May 2022
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Dennis P
Montrose, UK29,150 contributions
Jun 2019
Reading the literature provided gives an insight into what you are actually watching. It is a very and strident performance by the dancers and musicians and I understand that the make up takes several hours to put on.

It did however get a bit boring as the time went by and I saw that some others in the audience were struggling to give it their full attention. I am glad that I saw the performance though.
Written 16 November 2019
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Imad Hussainy
Chennai (Madras), India5 contributions
Jul 2019
If you are interested in "story play" genre of art then you can go for a watch. If not means you will not enjoy the show. The show will last for approx.1 Hour.
Written 6 August 2019
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AdvDevasis
Navi Mumbai, India52 contributions
May 2019 • Family
Attended one show in the evening ( I think they have only one show # not sure) . Loved the show and also took pictures with the Artists after the show was over
Written 30 May 2019
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Ak J
Delhi, India8 contributions
Jan 2019
For someone who misses this, I can only say "Go Back". An hour well spent understanding nuances of Kathakali and enjoying the performance. Lively staff and suffused with positive energy
Written 14 February 2019
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mouno8335916162
New Delhi, India43 contributions
Oct 2018 • Family
Ita a nice traditional pattern, but you must have enough time in hand to enjoy it. Please plan it at the time of tour planning.
Written 14 November 2018
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1512mukulj
Pune, India192 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
This is a show which is for an hour almost and the kerala traditional dance sequence in Kathakali and other performing arts are attraction here
Written 18 October 2018
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AnujaMangle
Mumbai, India170 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Kathakali is a classical dance form which has its roots in Kerala. Everyday there are Kathakali shows to entertain tourists.
Written 20 September 2018
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Aaron D
Mumbai, India235 contributions
May 2018 • Family
Really got to appreciate the skill of these people, I was very impressed. I would say this is a must visit
Written 30 June 2018
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jamsheed k
Dubai, United Arab Emirates12 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
Great to visit for the traditional cultures and events. I visited with my friends. Every one enjoyed for the traditional experiences
Written 8 April 2018
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