Duration: 1 hr
Guidance: KK Chakaravarty
The film focuses on the actual performances of Dakṣa yajñam and traces two
primary languages of communication in Kathakaḷi - drumming sound and mudrā.
The film highlights the rasas to depict the eight major expressions (bhāvas),
which are interlinked and spring from one another. Other highlights are
the evolution of abhinaya saṅgītam, with special focus on
system. The detailed concepts of make-up application are addressed before
finally showcasing the enactment of Rāvaṇa and Mandodarī, Bālī, Sugrīva
and white-bearded Hanumān-Vella Thaddi.