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natak

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːtək
 
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Definition of natak in English:

noun

[mass noun] Indian
Drama or dramatic art.
Example sentences
  • Street kids from Badte Kadam and Chetna gave a memorable performance with a ‘nukkad natak’, folk dances, ghazals and film songs.
  • He did that to make his nukkad natak more stimulating; also to get his actors to give more rounded performances.
  • Despite some telling moments (as when the king agonises over his impotence), the play remained costume spectacle, the actors trapped in old world natak stylistics.

Origin

from Hindi.

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