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This article is about the Chhau dance of Mayurbhanj, its origins and various traditions and elements associated with it, by Sitakant Mahapatra.
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Shagun Butani in conversation with Guru Shashadhar Acharya on Chhau
http://www.sahapedia.org/mahabharata-the-critical-editionAshutosh Bhattacharya was actually one of the first scholars to work on Purulia Chhau. He did in fact spend a lot of time and effort thinking about the etymology of the word Chhau. 'Chho' is the way he wrote it down in his text and he took it…
Chhau is a martial art based dance or dance-drama forms of East India. There are three recognized styles of Chhau: Seraikella from the state of Jharakhand, Mayurbhanj from Orissa and Purulia from West Bengal as well as lesser known Kharsawan Chhau, which is awaiting appreciation from wider…
Chhau is a martial art based dance or dance-drama form East India. Recognized styles of Chhau are: Seraikela from the state of Jharakhand, Mayurbhanj from Orissa and Purulia from West Bengal as well as lesser known Kharsawan Chhau,from Jharkhand.