Just before Navadurga festival, there used to be Gammats in villages. Now this mode is less visible. Gammat is the theatrical art of Nimari dialect. In this, artists communicate and act effectively in Nimari. In response to this, the other person also presents his side.
In Nimar, mainly Balai Samaj artists perform kathi dances. In this dance, ‘Kathi’ is decorated with bamboo. Its clothes are adorned with peacock feathers. The group members then wear bright colored costumes. It is called Baga. The big Bhagat and the supporting dancers in the group are called Chhota Bhagat. Apart from these, a person picks up a decorated saddle and walks with the dancer team. It is called ‘Razalya’ (servant).
The cultural color of Nimar, the traditional art form of Kalgi-Turra is still intact. The art of Nimar and this traditional art settled in the rural environment is still an expert bedrock. There are two choirs in this art – one is called Kalgi and the other is called Turra Dal. Both parties consist of singers, songwriters, and fellow performers along with gowns. After Shree Ganesh and Saraswati Vandana, both parties delight their Ishta Dev. After that there is a competition between the two parties to continuously present the best song.