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’Kissing scene’ in Yakshagana goes viral

’Kissing scene’ in Yakshagana goes viral

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Sep 22, 2017: Yakshagana lovers have objected to the enacting of a ‘kissing scene’ by Pathradari Jayantha in ’Gaana Natya Vaibhava’ Yakshagana programme at Vagenadu in Bantwal.

kissing yaksha.

The video footage has gone viral on social media. Some people had opposed it and others have justified it. The scene in the Yakshagana was of romance between Indra’s son Jayantha and Sushame. Rakesh Rai Adka and Prashanth Shetty Nelyadi donned the roles of Jayantha and Sushame.

Adka said,“To convey the message of Bhagavatha to conclude the programme at the earliest, I just went near the face of the opposite character. I did not have any intention to kiss.”

In Gaana Natya Vaibhava, the selected songs of Yakshagana are enacted. Here, there is no Arthagarike, he said.

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Shivani Sukumar, Puttur Fri, September-22-2017, 12:21
Now its is because of wht’s app which is making an issue. How come didn’t this prasanga appear anywhere before. Now why did it go viral
Asha Xavier, Manipl Fri, September-22-2017, 12:14
The Yakshagana is also coming up with all such scenes life inindian Cinemas ...
Balakrishna Shetty, manglore Thu, September-21-2017, 11:46
The people are having of lot of leisure that they are just rising issue unnecessarily.
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