Where did the dance form “Mohini Attam” develop ?

Where did the dance form “Mohini Attam” develop ?
(1) Manipur 
(2) Kerala
(3) Karnataka 
(4) Tamil Nadu

Answer: (2) Kerala
Mohiniattam is a classical dance form from Kerala, one of the eight Indian classical dance forms recognized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. It is considered a very graceful form of dance meant to be performed as solo recitals by women. Mohiniattam was popularized as a popular dance form in the nineteenth century by Swathi Thirunal, the Maharaja of the state of Travancore (Southern Kerala), and Vadivelu, one of the Thanjavur Quartet. The noted Malayalam poet Vallathol, who established the Kerala Kalamandalam dance school in 1930, played an important role in popularizing Mohiniattam in the 20th century.

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