Bharat Katha

"Bharat Katha" is a collection of real stories of real people from India.

Bhārat is the official Sanskrit name of India, Bhārat Ganarājya, and the name is derived from the ancient Indian texts, the Puranas.

Katha (story) is a folk narrative style of story telling.

Bharat Katha is a journey to the heart of India, crossing language, cultural and regional boundaries. These stories are from all different kinds of people about their lives, their views and their beliefs -- beliefs which have been held together through generations.

How do I find them? - I'd like to think I found them but in truth... most of the time they are waiting to be found to share their story - The India Story.

Who am I ? - I am a man with a camcorder.

Javitri Devi, a house cleaner shares with us her story and her innermost desire.

Meet Javitri Devi, Javitri washes dishes in people’s homes and clean houses and do whatever daily work she can get her hands on.
She left her village over thirty years back with her daughters and moved to a small town, to make a living and to just basically survive.
She shares with us her innermost desire.