First Online: July 12, 2000
Page Last Updated: January 01, 2015
The fiercely conservative social system of India did not
encourage co-ed theater and it became common to have all male or all
female actors/actresses during a play. Most of the pictures in this series
should be seen in the context of theater, although a few of them are the
pictures of transvestites, popularly known as Hijras whose primary
profession is entertainment.