Posted by: cochinblogger | August 20, 2010

Onam Pullikali

The biggest festival in Kerala, Onam, is just two days away. The glittering shops are packed with swarms of shoppers. This is also a time for cultural and artistic performances. One of these is pullikali, which translates to “tiger play.” I met this pullikali performer on the road, and he was kind enough to strike a pose for me.

He was accompanied by an assistant who passed the hat around. Below, the tiger waylays shoppesterone-crazed shoppers.

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  1. its good to see that, no matter what change had brought in to our culture.Onam still survives(hopefully for generations to come ) 🙂


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