During Holi, what comes to mind is the joyful sprinkling of colours and the fervent spirit of celebration.Across generations, young and old alike partake in vibrant festivities, engaging in colourful games and merry-making.

However, in the village of Santhekudlur in Adoni mandal of Kurnool district, a peculiar tradition has been observed since time immemorial.In a unique Holi celebration, men undergo a transformation, donning women’s attire.

They gracefully drape sarees, embellish themselves with flowers, and adorn their attire with ornate ornaments.