As if to outperform the artistic achievements of their predecessors of Vijayanagar, the Mysore Kings patronized and gave shape to a stylized form, later referred to as the Mysore style which is as different and as unique as the Thanjavur style.
A great dance of south India, Bharata nayam is a unique cultural climax nurtured by the divinity of the temples with Bhakthi as the main rasa. The danseuseâ€™s statuesque pose is made more beautiful by the intense reaction of her teacher.
The Charminar, built in 1591 CE, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India