Correct Answer - Option 4 : All of the above
The correct answer is All of the above.
Theatre: It is a great form for story-telling in which one or more actors using the skills of dancing, acting, singing, talking, miming, etc.
- Theatre crafts like masks, make-up, and costumes are used to create a story.
- Theatre is a composite art form in which many skills, arts, and crafts are brought together.
Lightweight jewelry, sceneries, and stages, music with drums and trumpets, manjiras are a part of Theatre.
- Every corner of India has its own unique form of folk theatre.
Nautanki of Uttar Pradesh often draws on romantic Persian literature for its themes. Hence pair 1 is correct.
Raw vigor and bawdy humor characterize the Tamasha of Maharashtra. Hence pair 2 is correct.
Bhavai is the traditional theatre form of Gujarat. The centers of this form are Kutch and Kathiawar. The instruments used in Bhavai are: bhungal, tabla, flute, pakhaawaj, rabaab, sarangi, manjeera, etc. In Bhavai, there is a rare synthesis of devotional and romantic sentiments. Hence, statement 3 is correct.
- The blood and thunder of the Jatra melodramas of Bengal are in great demand during Puja (Dussehra) festivities.
Dance-drama form of Yakshagana from Karnataka.