(Last Updated on : 05/01/2009)
Parichamuttu Kali is a physical exercise of swordplay and defense. It is said that this dance is originated during the day when kalaripayattu was in vogue in Kerala. Here, the performers dance by holding the swords and shields in their hands. In the overall dance, various movements are repeated; replay to the movements of sword fight, leaping forward, stepping back and moving round, striking the swords every time and defending with shields.