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Teach your kids to have fun without their toys by bringing shadows to life.
In particular, in INDIA , the oral tradition has the Tholu Bomalatta, "the play of the leather doll", as a form of shadow theatre, which used figures made of animal skin in bright colours in about 200 B.C., if we take into account the references that appear in the Mahabharata. There are other written references in Buddhist writing in Indian literature of around the 17th century. Even today, shadow theatre enjoys great success in India.
Teaching Aids Shadows
THEATRE OF POST-INDEPENDENCE PERIOD In the middle of the 19th century the Western literature and the feelings of nationalism and pride of the glorious past of the country equally influenced Indian Theatre.