I- Day : Google doodle captures spectrum of India's diversity through its dance forms

The six artists with traditional costumes, standing in a row on a platform adorned with old heritage designs

India which is known for its cultural diversity and multi-faceted dance forms that ranges from Bharatanatyam to Purulia Chha have come alive in a vibrant doodle by the online search giant Google to mark the nation's 75th Independence Day.

 

The vibrant digital artwork is a veritable palatte of colours with dancers or the props held by them which represents the letters of 'Google'.

 

As per the search engine website, the artwork was made by Kolkata-based artist Sayan Mukherjee and celebrates India's Independence Day and its cultural traditions forged in centuries of historical progress.

 

The six artists with traditional costumes, standing in a row on a platform adorned with old heritage designs which added to the festive atmosphere.

 

It start with a Bharatanatyam dancer who was standing on the extreme left of the doodle in an expressive 'mudra' forming the 'G' of 'Google'.

 

After the Bharatanatyam dancer, stands a woman in Bihu costume, holding a jaapi which is the traditional hat of Assam forming the letter 'O', a Bhangra dancer from Punjab, beating a 'dhol', that represents the second 'O' in the search giant's name.

 

Purulia Chhau dancer in a beautiful posture forming 'G' with the colourful headgear is the next in line followed by a 'garba' dancer from Gujarat with a pair of sticks in her hands.

 

A Kathakali dancer in dazzling costume syabda is on the end of the spectrum with folded hands that completed the line-up.

 

The firm which is known to commemorate key historic events and celebrates iconic personalities, had also showcased a digital artwork inspired by an ancient fort, marking 75th Independence Day of Pakistan.

India Scanner News Network

Leave a comment