When Queen Harish came on stage you could not look away.
She whirled, she twirled. Her sequined skirts billowed around her. Her arms were filled with bangles up to her elbows. Her eyes flashed. She was petite but filled the stage like a fireworks display.
And then offstage, with the makeup off, she became he. Queen Harish was just Harish, a clean cut young man from Jaisalmer in the desert state of Rajasthan.
The Desert Drag Queen.