Kaikottikali is an extremely popular folk dance performed by the maidens of Kerala. It is a group dance and is mainly performed on the occasion of Onam and Thiruvathira. Tales depicted in Kaikottikali owe their origin to Kathakali, a profound dance form of Kerala.
Thiruvathirakali is regarded as an extremely elegant dance form as the Lasya or the beauty element predominates.
Dress code of Kaikottikali is hugely impressive as women folk neatly attire themselves in a typical Kerala style.