During Indus Valley Civilisation too (2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and houses were found. T ypical Indian houses . Contemporary Indian architecture is more cosmopolitan. Cities are compact and densely populated. Urban and Rural women in different dresses.
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During Indus Valley Civilisation too (2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and houses were found..
Typical Indian houses .
Contemporary Indian architecture is more cosmopolitan. Cities are compact and densely populated.
Traditional clothing in India greatly varies across different parts of the country and is influenced by local culture, geography, climate and rural/urban settings.
Urban and rural women in a sari
In urban centres, people wear jeans, trousers, shirts, suits, kurtas and variety of other fashions.
Lungi or loin cloth
Cave paintings from Ajanta, Bagh and Ellora temple paintings testify to a love of naturalism. Most early and medieval art in India is Hindu, Buddhist or Jain. A freshly made colored flour or flowers design called rangoliis are a common sight outside the doorstep of many (mostly South Indian) Indian homes. Raja Ravi Varma is one the classical painters from medieval India. Madhubani, Rajput, Tanjore and Mughal painting are notable genres of Indian Art. Nandini Bose, M. F. Hussain, S. H. Raza, GeetaVadhera, Jamini Roy are some modern painters.ShibhuNatesan and DevJyoti Ray are new era painters.
The first sculptures in India date back to the Indus Valley civilisation, where stone and bronze figures have been discovered.
Both the Carnatic music and Hindustani music systems are based on the melodic base (known as Rāga), sung to a rhythmic cycle (known as Tāla.
The current music of India includes multiple varieties of religious, classical, folkand pop music.Indipop is one of the most popular contemporary styles of Indian music which is either a fusion of Indian folk, classical or Sufi music with Western musical traditions.
Kalarippayattu is one of the oldest and most prominent forms of Indian martial arts dating back to 12th century BCE.