Hyderabad Bonalu

Bonalu "Jhoola"
Bonalu “Jhoola” (Photo credit: Rajesh_India)

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 An artist draws a tattoo on his body before a performance during a procession of Bonalu, a Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A
An artist draws a tattoo on his body before a performance during a procession of Bonalu, a Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A Telangana
A woman dressed as Goddess Mahakali performs a procession of Bonalu festival in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A
A woman dressed as Goddess Mahakali performs a procession of Bonalu festival in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A Telangana
A woman dressed as Goddess Mahakali performs a procession of Bonalu festival in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A
A woman dressed as Goddess Mahakali performs a procession of Bonalu festival in Hyderabad. AP/Mahesh Kumar A Telangana
A performer gets his make-up done during the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder
A performer gets his make-up done during the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder Telangana
A performer blows fire from his mouth as he performs during the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu in Hyderabad. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder
A performer blows fire from his mouth as he performs during the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu in Hyderabad. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder Telangana
Performers dressed up as different forms of Goddess Mahakali take part in the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder
Performers dressed up as different forms of Goddess Mahakali take part in the annual Hindu religious festival of Bonalu. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder Telangana

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