Indian music is very rich and has evolved over centuries. Indian classical music has two traditional branches - Carnatic music and Hindustani music. Carnatic music is predominantly popular in Southern India, where as Hindustani music is found in northern and central India. Apart from these two main branches there are various forms of Indian folk music. Each folk form has evolved in a particular region of India. Prominent among Indian folk forms are: Bhangra (Punjab), Lavani (Maharashtra), Dandiya (Gujarat), Qawwali (Sufi form of devotional music), and Bauls (Bengal). In recent times times Indian music is dominated by bollywood numbers and pop music. Here are some interesting facts on Indian music.
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