(Last Updated on : 28/11/2014)
Ihamriga is a form of Sanskrit 'natya' or 'drama
' performed to entertain the audience with a mind blowing plot. Sanskrit drama was divided into two groups namely rupakas and uparupakas. Rupakas
are the ten major forms, and uparupakas are the minor forms. Ihamriga comes under rupakas.
Ihamriga is basically a class of comedy
, a piece of plot in four acts. The plots are usually derived from myths, legends, and history. These types of dramas are full of action like war, battle, wonder, and magic.
In Ihamriga, the hero is a god or illustrious mortal and the heroine is a goddess
. Love and fun are the prevailing sentiments in Ihamriga. The heroine may be the subject of war or stratagem in Ihamriga. The devices of the hero may end in disappointment but not in death in Ihamriga.
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