Consider the following pairs:

  1. Natya→ It contains dialogue, interpretation of moods and mime
  2. Nritta→ It consists of pure dance movements 
  3. Nritya→ It is a combination of both rasa or sentiment and bhava or mood

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Natya or dance drama contains dialogue, interpretation of moods and mime, music and decor. Nritta consists of pure dance movements. Nritya is a combination of both rasa or sentiment and bhava or mood. 

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