Males and Females
Duration : Approximately 12 minutes
This Folk Dance is generally performed by the Backward Classes
of the UMJI and INDRAVELI forest areas of UTNOOR TALUK of
ADILABAD DISTRICT of ANDRHA PRADESH.
They dance for hours together on the occasion of Krishna
Astami in Sravana Masam. This Dance is performed by Women
and Men separately and together. There are many occassions
wherein Men and Women Dance together.
Because of their unique Hair Style, they are also called
as KOPPU LAMBADI. Comparing the Male and Female Dances,
Women Dance is very slow in tempo whereas the Male Dance
is Fast and very vigorous.
Males hold a handkerchief and a stick in their hands. The
instruments which are used in Dance are called as Sutta,Tasha
or Nagara, Dappu etc.