The ghungroo is a type of musical anklet that is tied around the calves of dancers in India in order to intensify the rhythmic acoustics of the feet. Ghungroos are a traditional and crucial part of many different Indian classical dances, including Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi and Kuchipudi.
This ghungroos, a musical anklet used by performers of Kathak dances. A number of bells are attached to a string or tied to a cotton cord, velvet pad strap to form a ghungroo. These bells are made of brass and have small iron balls inside which add quite a lot of weight to them.