Onam revelry captured in pics: From 'Kathakali' to 'Kalaripayattu'

Published on Sep 08, 2022 11:40 AM IST

The official festival of Kerala - Onam - also known as Thiru-Onam or Thiruvonam, is being celebrated in India with heartiness and robust community celebrations. This annual fete includes a spectrum of cultural events and marks the return of the legendary King Mahabali/Maveli to the state.

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A traditional Onam sadhya consists of around 24-26 dishes in total, covering all kinds of tastes such as sweet, salty, spicy, sour, etc.(HT_PRINT) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 08, 2022 11:40 AM IST

A traditional Onam sadhya consists of around 24-26 dishes in total, covering all kinds of tastes such as sweet, salty, spicy, sour, etc.(HT_PRINT)

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Artists perform 'Kathakali' during a cultural programme as part of Onam celebrations, in Thiruvananthapuram.(Amit Shah Twitter) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artists perform 'Kathakali' during a cultural programme as part of Onam celebrations, in Thiruvananthapuram.(Amit Shah Twitter)

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Participants reach for the finish line during the traditional Nehru Trophy boat race as part of Onam celebrations in Alappuzha. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Participants reach for the finish line during the traditional Nehru Trophy boat race as part of Onam celebrations in Alappuzha. (PTI)

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Students of Government College for Women ride a swing during Onam celebrations, in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Students of Government College for Women ride a swing during Onam celebrations, in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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Artists perform traditional dance as part of Onam celebrations in Navi Mumbai.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artists perform traditional dance as part of Onam celebrations in Navi Mumbai.(PTI)

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Artists perform traditional martial arts 'Kalaripayattu' Navi Mumbai,(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artists perform traditional martial arts 'Kalaripayattu' Navi Mumbai,(PTI)

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Caparisoned elephants take part in 'Pooram' procession at Thrikkakara Temple in Ernakulam. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Caparisoned elephants take part in 'Pooram' procession at Thrikkakara Temple in Ernakulam. (PTI)

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Kerala State Secretariat employees participate in an 'Athapookkalm' competition in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kerala State Secretariat employees participate in an 'Athapookkalm' competition in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)

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Pulikkali artists perform during Onam celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram.((Photo by Vivek R Nair/ Hindustan Times)) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Pulikkali artists perform during Onam celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram.((Photo by Vivek R Nair/ Hindustan Times))

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Artists dressed like Hindu deities participate in the Athachamayam procession marking the beginning of Onam festival in Kochi.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 08, 2022 11:40 AM IST

Artists dressed like Hindu deities participate in the Athachamayam procession marking the beginning of Onam festival in Kochi.(AP)

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