Man Becomes Woman!

First Online: September 29, 2002
Page Last Updated: February 09, 2014

Mantap Prabahakar Upadhyaya is a Yakshagana artist committed to popularize the art form. He travels to schools, giving performances, educating and entertaining children. A photographic essay of Mr. Upadhyaya's efforts to get ready for a show.

Artist Dressing up as a Woman

in the Yakshagana Greenroom...

Man Pitting on a Saree

A Yakshagana Artist Poses


Yakshagana is Half Acting, Half Dancing


See Also:

  • Cross Dressing in Indian Theater -- Photographic exhibition of men dressed as women (and a few other way around)

  • Of Men, Women and Neuters -- Learn about the transvestites in India known as the Hijras and how they are different from the Jogappas practicing the Yellamma cult. While at it, see pictures of cross dressing in Indian theater.

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