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Lezim and Phungadi Dance, Indian Tribal Dance
Lezim and Phungadi dances depict the various forms of body movements adopted by the physical culturists in lure of a perfect structure.
 
 The Lezim and Phungadi dances and their specific gestures, movements have been adapted by the physical culturists in their exercises in the drive for beautiful body.

Lezim and Phungadi Dance, Indian Tribal Dance Lezim is a folk dance form where the dancers carry a small musical instrument with jingling cymbals called the Lezim. The dance is named after this instrument. In Lezim dance, there are various types of movements like stepping, hopping, squatting and bending. Every movement of the dance is executed in perfect time with the proper strikes which is swung in four or eight counts. This provides a rhythmic accompaniment to the dance.

Dholki, a drum instrument is used to accompany this dance form. The dancers wear colourful costumes. Lezim is frequently used as a fitness drill by schools, militias and other institutions.

In Phungadi dance, the girls stand facing each other. Crossing their arms they join their palms and lean back with their feet together. While doing so they outstretch their arms and whirl round as far and as long as they can and then parting tired. These Phungadi dances have innumerable variations.

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(Last Updated on : 21/12/2013)
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