The famed Pulikali of Thrissur

With their bodies sporting painted stripes of the big cat and donning tiger masks, around 300 artistes, including three women, participated in the famed 'Pulikali' here as part of the week-long 'Onam' celebrations.

The 'Pulikali' (Tiger dance) began at around 5 pm at the Swaraj Round in Thrissur, with participants dancing and bouncing their bellies and making tiger like movements to the beat of drums. 

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