The Lost Behrupiya (2013)
10min · Short, Drama · 1 January 2013
A :Behrupiya' is the traditional performing arts of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. The art form is now in decline with most practitioners living in poverty. Behrupiyas are a community of impersonators who perform on the street and are known to change their costume every day. The profession is often carried down from ancestral lineage. In earlier times, when media was not so pervasive, Behrupiyas were the main entertainer. The costumes of Behrupiyas, often inspired by popular mythology, showcase the vast range of Indian visual culture. Each Behrupiya chooses his character as per popularity and his own beliefs and ideology.
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