Bhavai, also known as Vesha or Swang, is a popular folk theatre form of western India, especially in Gujarat. Contents. [hide]. 1 Etymology; 2 History. Folklore. 3 Overview; 4 Bhavai plays; 5 Contemporary performances; 6 Gallery; 7 See also ; 8 References; 9 External links. Etymology. Bhavai may have been derived .