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Mahabharata in Art and Ritual/Theatre

Javanese Shadow play

Kutiyattam

  1. Kutiyattam Ancient Sanskrit Theatre
  2. An article on Kutiyattam by Sudha Gopalakrishnan

Kathakali of Kerala

Krishnanattam at Guruvayur, Kerala

Kattaikkuttu (Terukoothu) of Tamil Nadu

Yakshagana of Karnataka
Another Yakshagana page
List of Yakshagana Plays based on Mahabharata

Tharu Barka Naach of Nepal
Also see Summary by Pradip Bhattacharya of the book
THE THARU BARKA NAACH: Nepal's Dangaura Tharu folk version of Mahabharata
Ed Kurt Meyer & Pamela Deuel, translation by Dinesh Chamling Rai,
Himal Books, Lalitpur Nepal 1998

Pandav Lila

Bhasa's plays Madhyama Vyayogam, Karnabharam and Urubhangam directed by Kavalam Narayana Panikkar.

Synopsis of 94 Episodes of Mahabharat
Produced & Directed by B.R. Chopra & Ravi Chopra

Peter Brook's Mahabharata
See the Review by Pradip Bhattacharya

Manthan a Hindi play directed by Anil Ranjan Bhowmick on Ghatotkaca's son Barbareek.

Mahabharata Podcast Lawrence Manzo

ascii mahabharata Indian Epic 'mahabharata' rendered in ascii-art

Books and Articles