In the coastal region of South Kanara, the Bhoota Nrutya
takes different forms, depending upon the type of the ghost it represents.
Koratti, Koraga Taniya, Ali Bhoota, Punjurli, Kuppe Punjurli, Kalkuda,
Kallurti, Shiradi Bhoota and many others represent a galaxy of ghosts
worshipped in places like Puttur, Mangalore, Bantwal and Uppinangadi.