Music and dance style of Bangladesh may be divided into three categories, namely, and classical, folk and the modern. The classical styles has been influenced by other prevalent classical forms of music and dances of the Indian subcontinent, and accordingly show some influences dances forms like Bharata Nattyam and Kuchipudi. The folk and tribal music and dance forms of Bangladesh are of indigenous origin and rooted to the soil of Bangladesh. Several dancing styles in vogue in the north- eastern part of the Indian subcontinent, like Manipuri and Santal dances, are also practiced in Bangladesh has developed its own distinct dancing styles.

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