Folk dance: Winner breaks stereotypes

Breaking gender stereotypes, Vidhu Prakash T P from Malappuram was one of the few contestants who stood out in the boys’ folk dance competition.

Published: 08th December 2018 03:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th December 2018 03:56 AM   |  A+A-

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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.

Vidhu Prakash T P performing
in the folk dance in boys
category | A Sanesh

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. 

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  • Hari k babu

    Our pride vidhu
    9 days ago reply
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