Malayalam is the language spoken in the state of Kerala. Its the remotest southern region of India and has its own importance in contribution to music and art forms. The most popular variety of dance here is Kathakali, which is accompanied by Sopaanam singing and Orchestra. Other than this classical form of music, folk music like Nadanpattukal rendered by farmers in the paddy fields is also popular. Instrumental traditions like Mizhavu and Panchavadyam are also well known. Malayalam Film music fill the place of popular contemporary music enjoyed by all sections of the society.