Which among the following is the popular dance form of Maharashtra’s musical theatre ?

Question: Which among the following is the popular dance form of Maharashtra’s musical theatre ?
(1) Lavini 
(2) Nautanki
(3) Tamasha 
(4) Gatha

Answer: (1) Lavani
Lavani s a genre of music popular in Maharashtra and southern Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Lavani is a combination of traditional song and dance, which particularly performed to the beats of
Dholak, a percussion instrument. Lavani is noted for its powerful rhythm and erotic sentiment. Lavani has
contributed substantially to the development of Marathi folk theatre. In Maharashtra and southern Madhya
Pradesh, it is performed by the female performers wearing nine-yard long saris.
Lavani


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