Ganesh festival in Pune is incomplete without dancing to dhol-tasha tunes. While there are several troupes in the city, here are 5 dhol-tasha troupes that have won our hearts time and again.
5 Legendary Dhol-Tasha Troupes To Check Out This Ganesh Festival
Located in Karve Nagar, this group who call themselves the Dhol Pathak are one of most elegant, energetic Dhol Tasha groups across all of Pune. With their numbers reaching anywhere from 30 to 200, each member is given an opportunity to play the instrument of his choice, the Dhol or the Tasha. Priding themselves on their dedication and passion, this group is an inspiration for those who wish to learn the Dhol or Tasha in the future. Make sure you catch them play this festival.
Ugam Pratishthan Dhol Tasha Pathak
The Ugam Pratishthan Dhol Tasha Pathak, located near Hingne Kurd, is an extremely well-known Dhol Tasha group across the city of Pune. Known for their lively, enigmatic performances, this group aims to charm its audiences. Their sheer love and devotion for danc is truly captivating.
Shaurya Dhol Tasha Pathak
Do you want to make the time of festivities more enjoyable for yourself? Do you have a passion for dancing? Well, here’s a group who can match your ambition and compassion. Situated in Rajendra Nagar, Shaurya Dhol Tasha Pathak is a group renowned for its extremely zealous dancers. Their synchronization is almost flawless, and watching them is a treat to the sore eyes.
Rudragarjana Vadya Pathak
Rudragarjana Vadya Pathak, in Hingne Khurd, is a Dhol Tasha Pathak known for delivering some exemplary goosebumps worthy performances. Following a principle of rigid discipline, combined with diligence, their troupe is one full of energy and fervour. Delivering one splendid performance after another every year, this Dhol Tasha Pathak is a must watch.
Shivgarjana Dhol Tasha Pathak
One of the most popular Dhol Tasha groups across all of Pune, Shivgarjana Dhol Tasha Pathak has performed in more than 100 Ganesh Festivals, Navaratra Utsav and Diwali festivals. With each year, their performances reach new heights, surpassing the expectations set by the previous year’s batch. And, this year too, there will no exception. Catch their powerful performance, especially during the visarjan.