Kathakali - Kondapalli Toys

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Every night when you go to bed,how many of you tell stories to your kids to make them sleep?how many of you tell the same story again and again and still make it interesting each time?so if i say that storytelling is an art,how many of you would agree with me?exactly,storytelling is an art and that is what cinemas do.they bring few talented people together,write a story,build characters and entertain us.but this was not the case 300 years ago when a dance form called Kathakali originated in Kerala as part of storytelling.there were no different people to play different characters,there were no different stories to entertain audiences.it is one man show.

  • Handmade by Kondapalli Artist
  • Sourced directly from artisans of village
  • Light-weight wooden toys
  • Cash-on-delivery payment option available
  • Delivered within 7-days of online purchase
  • Free shipping for purchases above Rs.2500
  • Disclaimer: Since each toy is handmade and unique, no two toys are perfectly identical. Colours may differ according to the product.

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Every night when you go to bed,how many of you tell stories to your kids to make them sleep?how many of you tell the same story again and again and still make it interesting each time?so if i say that storytelling is an art,how many of you would agree with me?exactly,storytelling is an art and that is what cinemas do.they bring few talented people together,write a story,build characters and entertain us.but this was not the case 300 years ago when a dance form called Kathakali originated in Kerala as part of storytelling.there were no different people to play different characters,there were no different stories to entertain audiences.it is one man show.

Famous around the world now Kathakali has won many admiration to Kerala.It combines devotion,dance,drama,music,costumes and makeup into a divine experience for all who get to view it.It retells the great stories of the past, mostly from Indian epics, and leaves one spellbound at the various intricacies involved in the performance. Every single quiver of the lips, flicker of the eyes or a movement involving the fingers twirling, has great significance. The entire performance sees the audience unable to take their eyes away from the spectacle taking place on stage.

In great admiration for this dance form Kondapalli artisans decided to invest their skills and time in bringing out this masterpiece product called Kathakali dancer.