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List of Folk & Classical Dance forms in India

Here we have included the list of Folk & Classical Dance forms in India. This will help you improve your general knowledge and mainly for your competitive exam preparations.

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List of Folk & Classical Dance forms in India

State Classical Dance form Tribal and folk dances
Andhra Pradesh Kuchipudi Kottam
Lambadi
Koya
Kolannalu
Assam Sattriya Bagurumba
Ojapali
Bihu
 Jhumur
Ankia Nat
Arunachal Pradesh Bardo Chham
Chalo
Popir
Aji Lamu
Lion and Peacock dance
Bihar Purbi
Jata Jatni Bidpada
Jadur
Kathaputli
Jatra
Jhijiya
Bhako
Natna
Bidesia
Senkela Chhau
Faguna or Fag
Chhatisgarh Raut Nacha
Panthi
Gujarat Dandya Ras
Garba Lasya Nritya
Bhavai
Garba
Rasila
Siddi Dhamal
Hudo
Matukadi
Aagawa
Tippani
Goa Fugdi
Dekhnni
Kunbi
Gonph
Ghode modni
Tonya mel
Dhalo
Haryana Dhamal
Khoria
Manjira dance
Gogaji or Gugga dance
Loor
Naqqal
Swang
Ghoomar
Himachal Pradesh Nati
Munzra
Luddi Dance
Kanayala
Giddha Parhaun
Hikat
Jammu and Kashmir Dumhal
Rouf
 Vetal Dhamali
Bhand Pathar
Chakri
Jharkhand Karma
Karnataka Yakshagana  Veeragase
Simha Nutrya
Dollu Kunitha
Bedara Vesha
Santa
Doddata-Bayalata
Kerala Kathakali Chakyar koothu
Mohiniattam Ottam Thullal
Chavittu Natakam
Kaikotti Kalai
Oppana
Koodiyattam
Krishnavattam
Thitambu Nritham
Mudiyettu
Thirayattam
Theyyam
Padayani
Duffmuttu
Lakshadweep Lava
Madhya Pradesh Grida dance
Lota
Pandvan
Tertali
Charkula
Jawara
Matki dance
Phulpatti dance
Macha
Maanch
Gaur maria dance
Mizoram Chiraw (Bamboo Dance)
Manipur Manipuri Thang ta
Dhol cholom
Maharashtra Pavri Nach
Lavani
Koli dance
Lezim
Gondha
Tamasha
Nagaland Chang Lo (Sua Lua)
Odisha Odissi Ghumara
Pala Jtra
Paika
Chhau
Goti pua
Karma Naach
Ghumra
Baagh Naach
Savari
Puducherry   Garadi
Punjab Bhangra
Giddha
Daff
Dhaman
Malwai
Jhumar,
Karthi
Kikli
Sammi
Dandass
Ludi
Jindua
Rajasthan Ghumar
Chakri
Gangaur
Jhulan
Kachchhi Ghodi
Jhuma
Banjaara
Kalbelia
Sikkim Singhi chham
Yak Chaam
Maruni
 Kali Topi
Rechungma
Tamil Nadu Bharatnatyam Kummi
Kolattam
Kavadi
Karagattam
Theru koothu
Bommal attam
Puliyaattam
Oyilattam
Mayil Attam
Poikal Kudirai Attam
Parai Attam or Thappattam
Paampu attam or Snake Dance
Telangana Kuchipudi Perini Thandavam
Dappu
Bhurakatha
Bhathukumma
Gusadi
Lambadi
Tripura Hojagiri
Goria
Lebang Boomani
Uttarakhand Chholiya
Jagars
Thali-Jadda
Jhainta
Barada Nat
Uttar Pradesh  Mayur Nritya
Raslila
Nautanki
Kajri
Jhora
Chhapeli
Jaita
West Bengal Chau
Gaudiya Nritya
Jatra
kathi
Alkap
Domni
Dhunachi
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Tarpa Dance 
Bhawada Dance
Dhol Dance
Gheria Dance
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