The dhol-tasha troupe rehearsing before the making India event

Updated: Feb 20, 2016, 16:09 IST
All hell could have broken loose on stage last Sunday had the blaze broken out just a few minutes later, as the next performance was supposed to be a grand tribute to Shivaji Maharaj, with not just hundreds of men and women playing dhol-tasha, but also 12 horses performing onstage. Video: Vinod Kumar Menon