Kusthi, Malla Yuddha, Kathi Varase (which can be seen depicted in Veeragase and similar to sword fighting), Malla Kambha (gymnastics on a pole structure with/without rope) are some of the prominent arts practised.
The Mysore Odeyars arrange kaalaga or fights like Vajra Mushti during Dasara festival which is made less frightening these days as they are publicly staged.
Tribal forms of dance can be found limited in the regions inhabited by Soligas, of which Pinasee is a traditional dance form.
Some famous theatrical, cinematic and television personalities like T P Kailasam, Gubbi Veeranna, C. More are adapted with the course of nature and seasons adding colour to the harvesting seasons.
It aims to provide aesthetic entertainment to a wide cultural, social and demographic cross-section of the city's people by partnering with corporates and other stakeholders since 2003. Ranga, B V Karanth, Girish Kasaravalli, Shankar Nag, T. Nagabharana, T N Seetharam have contributed for its richness.
In 2006, the Government of Karnataka tried to bring the folklore and art into the city of Bengaluru by initiating Jaanapada Jaatre (ಜಾನಪದ ಜಾತ್ರೆ) which was hugely successful and received well by art lovers. The mystic and spirited reliving of legends and epics are the major depictions in dance forms.
In addition to those empires that ruled from the Karnataka region, based on inscriptions and literary evidence historians have discussed the possibility that kingdoms of Kannada origin were established in other parts of India as well.
the Yelu Sutthina Kote of Chitradurga (The Fort of Seven Laps) cutting across hill or the wholesomeness of carvings of temples which bared down all desires to be left out of it and formless (above all forms) all encompassing — the inner garbhagrihas.