Kartall Bhatt listens to his father singing at their home in Shadipur. Kartall, 12, is being trained to sing himself. His voice may well be ruined when it “breaks”.
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.