Alamikkali is a folk art form popular in Kerala's northern district of Kasaragod. It had its origin at Alamippally, a place near Kanhangad. This art form is hailed as an example for the amity between Hindu and Muslim community members. The art form is performed in memory of Husayn ibn Ali, who was killed in the Battle of Karbala.

The Alamikkali artists will have their bodies coloured in black and white spots over them. The costume includes a dhoti upto the knees, pointed hat, artificial moustache, bamboo stick and a cloth bag on the shoulder. The lyrics include dialogues and snippets on good thoughts. The Hanafi community which performed the dance stopped it by 1963. Later it had a revival under the initiative of cultural organisations.

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