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Tulasi Raghavendra Hegde: A Child Prodigy for World Peace through Yakshagana

Tulasi Raghavendra Hegde of Bettakoppa village near the bustling business Sirsi town in Uttara Kannada district is a child prodigy. Although entering the Eighth standard from this academic year, she is already a household name in the region along with the Malnad and Coastal districts and elsewhere the traditional theatre Yakshagana is being showcased. Groomed from the womb: Strange it may look, but Raghavendra Hegde, Bettakoppa, journalist father of Tulsi Hegde recalls: “In fact, Tulasi has been ingrained with Yakshagana right from the womb stage itself as her mother and poetess Gayathri was listening to Yakshagana songs during pregnancy. As a natural instinct, Tulasi used to jump in a rhythmic way even at the age of One and a half years-Two years, whenever she heard about Yakshagana. At such an infancy stage, she used to view Yakshagana with rapt attention… …Makeup from the Third Year itself: She evinced interest in donning the Yakshagana make-up when she had just turned three years