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Aug312010

Kushti Wrestling in Dubai

Kushti is a wrestling sport that is common in India and Pakistan and we get a taste of it here in Dubai every Friday on the sand patch close to the Fish Market in Deira.

It was banned in Dubai for a while, but I've been told it's back (although it is not happening during Ramadan) after I saw these photos by Ammar Al Attar that he recently shot. I love the vintage look of these photos and I also love that it shows a side of Dubai that not many people see.

I've never been to this event yet, but I plan to go and check it out next month after Ramadan is over.

 

 

www.ammaralattar.com

 

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Reader Comments (3)

Love these, especially the guy with the bagpipes!

September 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike55

Great shots!

September 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNico

good pics,
for more wrestling videos log into my blog

http://kushtiwrestling.blogspot.in/

and channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/ansuia1974

thanks

deepak ap

February 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKushtiwrestling

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