A movable fair that toured villages and cities, the circus is now only a vague reminder of the visual spectacle it once was. As the circus fraternity celebrated World Circus Day on Saturday, Anand Dhotre of Rambo Circus, speaks to dna about the changing face of this popular form of entertainment.
Anand, who is the great-grandson of famous ringmaster and animal trainer Damoo Dhotre, was part of an event held on the account of World Circus Day in the city on Saturday. The event consisted of a rally by the artists from Rambo Circus along with students of Anath Hindu Mahilashram. It was an attempt to spread awareness about circus, which is a withering form.