(Last Updated on : 15-01-2015)
Koachitu Poorathu is an interesting Traditional Games
in South India. This traditional game is mostly played during the time of marriage by the bride and the groom. Koachitu Poorathu is also named as one of the funny games. The best utility of this game is to makethe bride and the grooms understand each other in their new life.
Purpose to play Koachitu Poorathu
Koachitu Poorathu is one of the motivating and funny traditional games. Koachitu Poorathu is played mainly by bride and groom in the customised traditional marriages. Koachitu Poorathu is played in traditional marriages just to have fun and to get an understanding between each other of the bride and the groom.
When to play Koachitu Poorathu
Koachitu Poorathu is played only after the wedding. It is mainly played after tying the Knot.
Procedure to play Koachitu Poorathu
The Groom with his friends and cousins has go to a room or a place in the marriage hall and should sleep on his friends Lap and cover himself with his "Angavastaram" Angavastaram is a long towel which one use to wear on the shoulders. It is for pretending that he is angry with the bride. The friends for their part will get the grooms chain, ring, watch and other belongings and distribute among themselves.
The bride with her friends and relatives come to the groom where he is sleeping with juice, comb, mirror, tooth brush (a stick which villagers used to brush their teeth) to calm down the groom and take him back to home.
The Bride will try to convenience the groom, while the friends and relative criticise the actions of the bride and groom. Finally once the groom is convenienced the bride will wake the groom and give the tooth brush. Then the bide will comb his hair by holding the mirror in front of the groom, do him other make up with the things she brought and finally give the juice to calm him down. Then she gets the grooms belongings from his friends and put it on the groom and takes the grooms "angavastaram" and tie it to her Sarees
and take him home. Usually this game is played in order to show Grooms friends and cousins to the Bride.