Thoda – An Ancient Dance form of Himachal Pradesh
Director: Karan Sood
Duration: 57:03 mins
Thoda is a Warrior dance performed by the Rajputs in the districts of Sirmour, Shimla and Solan of Himachal Pradesh. It is performed during the Vishu Fair in the month of Chaitra and Vaisakh (April-May). It traces its origin from Mahabharata and it manifests subtle confluence of dance, sports and folk theatre.
Produced by IGNCA Janapada Sampada Division’s project: Living Tradition of Mahabharata