Dashavatar, the most popular art form in Konkan. Dance ritual dramas are held in most of the temples, Interesting characters, Apsaras (Heavenly Maidens), Mens playing their role in women’s attire. This is Dashavtar for us.
Omprakash Yashwant Chavan hail from Malvan District of Konkan region. He is a traditional Dashavatari artist and performs wious roles in different plays right from an unmarried naughty princes to a married pativrata, a maharani to a widow and even a young mother. His get, appearance, jesters, speech, his melodious singing and meticulous impersonation is so art that people mistake him as an actress. Omprakash has completed 16 years in the progressed drama group, “Naik Mochemadkar Dashavatari Natya Mandal” and has received the most coveted Vasant dasai Puruskar for his impressive performance Dashavatar Traditional Musical Folk Theatre.
Another Facebook page, रात्र दशावताराची posted contact numbers and Bank details to help Chavan family.
Prathamesh Omprakash Chavan
A/c no : 20254403499
Ifsc No. : SBIN0000420
State bank of India, Malvan branch
Mandar Joshi 8879316753 (Mumbai)
Ram Rane 75060 24181 (Mumbai)
Suhas Malkar 9404753392 (Malvan )
Amol Rane 7083873314 (Kankavli)
The Facebook post can be found here.