Mysuru, the city that comes alive during the glorious Dasara season, has added another gem to its treasure trove of entertainment. The Jumbo Circus has made its grand entrance at the grounds behind the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, known as Mysuru Zoo, setting the stage for a mesmerizing show.
The circus was inaugurated by Social Welfare and District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, along with prominent city officials, making it an evening to remember. What followed was a breathtaking display of acrobatics, with solo and group trapeze acts, gravity-defying stunts, juggling acts, and much more. The Ethiopian performers, with their awe-inspiring feats and fiery displays, stole the show, leaving the audience in awe.
|The Jumbo Circus | Ticket Price, Show Timings|
|Show Times||1 PM, 4 PM, and 7 PM|
|Ticket Price||₹100 ₹150 ₹200 ₹300|
|Address||Behind Mysore Zoo, Lokaranjan Mahal Rd, Ittige Gudu, Mysore, Karnataka|
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The lineup also includes performances by dogs, clowns, and artists dressed as bear and peacocks, promising entertainment for all ages. The Jumbo Circus has planned three shows daily at 1 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm, with ticket prices ranging from Rs. 100 to Rs. 300.
This Dasara, as the city celebrates its rich culture and tradition, don’t miss the chance to experience the thrill and wonder of the Jumbo Circus. It’s a perfect addition to the festivities that make Mysuru’s Dasara truly magical.
The Jumbo Circus: A Journey of Thrills, Feats, and Entertainment
The Jumbo Circus, a name synonymous with astonishing feats and unparalleled entertainment, has a rich history that dates back to its founding by M.V. Shankaran. In 1977, the Jumbo Circus made its debut in the town of Dhanapur, Bihar, with an inaugural show that left the audience spellbound.
Today, this iconic circus company is under the capable management of M.V. Shankaran’s sons, Ajay Shankar and Ashok Shankar, who have continued the legacy of excellence. Over the years, the Jumbo Circus has earned a special place in the hearts of the nation’s leaders, with distinguished figures like Mrs. Indira Gandhi, E. M. S. Namboodiripad, Jyothi Basu, N.T. Rama Rao, and E. K. Nayanar among its audience.
What sets the Jumbo Circus apart is its commitment to innovation and remarkable presentations. It has been consistently rated as the most popular and entertaining circus in India, winning the hearts of audiences across the nation. With around 100 employees, including male and female artists and administrative and support staff, the Jumbo Circus stands as a testament to professionalism and creative talent.
The main attraction, the American Space Wheel, is a daring and risky spectacle that never fails to leave the audience in awe. Innovative acts like the double ring, romantic saree balance, and dark light motor cycle globe riding make every show an unforgettable experience.
The African Troupe, led by Anthoni Maxmilian Nchimbi, delivers breathtaking acrobatic performances. From forming human pyramids that demonstrate swiftness, endurance, power, and speed to dances under burning fire accompanied by traditional African music, the troupe’s acts are nothing short of extraordinary.
Pole acrobatics, with artists climbing and descending two poles in different styles, create an atmosphere of wonder and excitement. With the scintillating performance set to the background music of the popular Shakira song, the audience is left in total rapture.
So, as the Jumbo Circus graces Mysuru during the Dasara season, get ready to witness a fusion of tradition and modernity that promises thrills and entertainment like never before.
Jumbo Circus Mysuru Performance List 2023
- Flying Trapeze
- Russian Stick Balance
- Clown Chair
- Russian Rope Balance
- Comic Juggling
- Boneless Act
- Statue Acrobat
- Chinese Shaking Ladder
- Russian Weight Lifting
- Candyman Car Farce
- Japanese Doll Act
- Hulla Hoop
- Ring of Death
- Elephant Girl
- Parrot Act
- Russian Lasso Act
- Camel Act
- Dog Act
- Foot Juggling
- Aasman Ke Farishtey
- Sky Walking
- Russian Trampoline Net
- Sensational Cycle Act
- African Fire Dance
- Group Cycle
- Hippopotamus Act
- See Saw Acrobat
- Russian Horse Acrobatics
- Siva Pooja
- Hulla Hoop
As the Jumbo Circus adds its magic to Mysuru’s Dasara, the city’s festivities reach new heights. Mysuru Dasara, with its splendid palaces, grand parades, and cultural riches, is more than a festival; it’s a journey into tradition and wonder. From the dazzling lights of the Mysuru Palace to the heartwarming performances, this celebration is a testament to the spirit of Mysuru. So, come join us, and let’s make this Dasara a memory to cherish – where every smile, every dance, and every moment reflects the vibrant soul of our beloved Mysuru.