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Crafts of India — Chitakathi Painting

CHITRAKATHI PAINTINGS - PAINTINGS WHICH DEPICT A TALE

Madhavi Verma Chitakathi Painting

CHITRAKATHI PAINTINGS - PAINTINGS WHICH DEPICT A TALE

  The melodious music of Vina and the enchanting rhythm of Huduk and Taal (the supporting instruments) used to cheer the crowd once upon a time. It was the signature music of Chitrakathi, the ancient folk art of the region. It was the favorite pastime once upon a time. The situation is totally different today. The sound of music doesn't attract crowd anymore. Villagers do not rush to the site for grabbing the best position. Daily soaps, scoops, and IPL attract them more than this wonderful traditional art of storytelling. The art form of Chitrakathi is on the verge of...

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