Traditional Arts Of Kerala
Kadhakali,Ottam thullal, Chakyar koothu, Mohiniyattam etc. are the traditional arts. Kadhakali is the most famous art among these. It is a classical dance drama, based on Natyashasthra. The story tells through movements of body especially the expression of eyes and Mudra using fingers. Many of the foreigners are studying this Kadhakali from Kalamandalam which is the Institution for kerala arts. Kalaripayattu is the Martial arts of Kerala. This involves extremely energetic techniques of defends and attach.