Kuchipudi Exclusives

The Narasimhacharis are also known for their special dances in Kuchipudi – Ravana Mandodhari, Prahlada Charitham, Tarangam (the famous plate dance) and Simhanandhini – a unique number belonging to the ritual dances of the temple in Andhra Pradesh. In this, the dancer draws the figure of a lion with her feet. Simhanandana tala which takes 128 beats for one cycle is the longest tala in the Indian tala system.

* Jathikattu

* Rama Pattabhisheka Sabdam

* Ravana mandodari

* Prahlada charitham

* Tarangams

* Simhanandini, Painting the Lion on the white screen while dancing. This
song is set to the longest Tala in the Indian music system which takes 128 counts per cycle.

* Subhadra-Arjuneeyam

* Mohini Bhasmasura         (music by Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna)

* Ashtavidha Nayika Padam