In A First, Karnataka Muslim Woman Captivates Yakshagana Stage
2, Mar 2020, 5:52 PM
The 'Yakshagana' stage in Karnataka is witnessing a curious spectacle with a Muslim woman artiste creating waves with her performances. Arshiya, the artiste from Vittal in Dakshina Kannada district, is the first woman from the Muslim community to venture into the popular traditional theatre art form. At one time, women were barred from Yakshagana stages. A Muslim woman exponent on stage has attracted the attention of Yakshagana lovers in Karnataka. Let’s find out more about this artist in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.