‘Artist’ is not a term one usually associates with Rabindranath Tagore. After all, he was a Nobel Laureate and the poet who gave India her National Anthem. But did you know that this creative genius who seized the paintbrush in his 60s, is also considered a Gem or Navratna of Indian art ?
The story of an 18th century trailblazer who became one of the Deccan’s most influential women, working her way up from being the daughter of a travelling performer. A poet as well as a warrior, she was granted a bodyguard of 100 soldiers and drummers to announce her arrival!
Jhaverchand Meghani’s powerful voice cut across all classes and lit the fire of freedom in people’s hearts. When he was not being a ‘Rashtriya Shayar’, he was a folklorist who worked tirelessly to save Gujarat’s folk traditions. Catch the story of this revolutionary and compassionate bard.