ALAPPUZHA: Breaking gender stereotypes, Vidhu Prakash T P from Malappuram was one of the few contestants who stood out in the boys’ folk dance competition.
Minus the glory associatded with classical dance, Vidhu had been ribbed and ridiculed by his peer group for choosing Folk dance, which is mainly associated with girls. However, his interest in the dance form finally won the day.
“I have no classical dance background but I liked watching folk dance. Then I decided to learn it. It suited my body language and dancing style better,” said Vidhu.