Mudalapaaya Yakshagaana

"Muudalapaaya Yakshagaan" is a village theater in the eastern part of Karnataka, (muudala = Eastern) of Tumkur and Mysore region. The "Bhaagavat" (singer) and his small group of singers and instrumentalists (maddale, the percussion instrument and mukhaviine - a windpipe resembling Shehony instrument) form the musical part. The various characters of the play bedecked with gorgeous costumes and speaking flamboyant dialogue also give some vigorous dances. The entry  of some demoniac characters is awe- inspiring, so also their dialogue.

Troupe address
Muniyur Dasachar (Artist) 
Sri.Rangantha Mudalapaya Yakshagana mandali
Muniyur - 572 227 
Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

J.S.Ramegowda (Co-ordinator) 
Mudalapaya Yakshagana Leader 
Mukkam: Ambalajiirahalli, Post Bellur 
Nagamangala Taluk 
Mandya District, Karnataka, India