India - New Delhi - Puran Bhatt, a puppeteer
Puran Bhatt, a puppeteer, on his roof. Puran is an international star with a master class every year in France. Many foreign puppet students come to stay at his house to be taught by him. Shadipur Depot, New Delhi, India
The Kathiputli Colony in the Shadipur Depot slum is home to hundreds of (originally Rajasthani) performers. The artistes who live here - from magicians, acrobats, musicians, dancers and puppeteers are often international renowed by always return to the Shadipur slum.