Legendary Burra Katha exponent Daroji Eramma died

Daroji Eramma, one of the last exponents of Burra katha died at a private hospital in Bellary, Karnataka. She was 84.

Created On: Aug 13, 2014 11:11 ISTModified On: Aug 13, 2014 11:52 IST

Daroji Eramma, one of the last exponents of Burra katha, passed away on 12 August 2014 at a private hospital in Bellary, Karnataka. She was 84.

Daroji Eramma
• Daroji Eramma belonged to the Budaga Janagama community, a nomadic tribe.
• She had exceptional expertise in Burra katha.
• She was honoured with Nadoja Award, honorary doctorate in Kannada, by Kannada University, Hampi.
• She also received Rajyotsava Award in 1999, Best folk artiste award from Prasara Bharathi and Janapada Shri Award in 2010.


About Burra katha
• Burra Katha is the folk art form of storytelling based on mythological and social themes.
• It is performed in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
• This narrative art comprises of prayers, dance, songs, poems and jokes.
• The story (Katha) is narrated by the chief storyteller while playing tambura, a musical instrument.

 

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