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Popular Indian Music Genres

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Carnatic Music: It finds its origin in South India. Film music of the last century is influenced by it.

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Hindustani Music: It is from the Northern parts of India. A. R. Rahaman's music has traces of this music form.

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Light Classical Music: It has a variety of mild forms like Chaiti, Sangeet, Thumri, Ghazal, etc.

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Lavani: It is a popular music form of Maharashtra. Women can be seen playing this music more often than men.

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Sufi Folk Rock: It is a type of modern music in India. It is a combination of Sufi poetry and complex rock music.

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Bengali Folk: Rabindranath Tagore is to be credited for this music genre. It is found in traditional folk songs written by the author. 

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Bollywood Pop: Pop is one of the most popular genres in the world. You can find it in film scores and background scores. 

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Indian Dance Music: It is commonly known as DJ music. It is a combination of folk Indian music elements and Western EDM.

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