Ravanchaya – Shadow puppet art of Odisha
Ravanchaya is a shadow puppet art of Odisha. Which of the following statements are correct about it?
1. Puppets are in one piece and have no joints.
2. They are not coloured.
3. Puppets are made of deer skin and are conceived in bold dramatic poses.
Select the code from below:
a 1 and 2
b 2 and 3
c 1 and 3
d All of the above
Puppets are in one piece and have no joints.
not coloured, hence throw opaque shadows on the screen.
manipulation requires great dexterity, since there are no joints.
puppets are made of deer skin and are conceived in bold dramatic poses.
Apart from human and animal characters, many props such as trees, mountains, chariots, etc. are also used.
puppets are smaller in size
create very sensitive and lyrical shadows.