Classification, Duties of Sakhi and her representation in Dance and Drama


The aim of the research is to understand the significance of Sakhī depicted in different literatures. Sakhi being an important character in many of the dance/dramas, has its own weight and prominence in many literatures. This work has two main objectives with the first one being to understand different types of classification of the character Sakhi and her duties. The second objective is to highlight the character Sakhi in Nayaka-Nayika relationship by examining different literatures and to emphasise the role of Sakhi in dance and dramas.