The festival of Bastar Dussehra, spanning over 75 days, is one of the longest festivals in the world.
One of the most well-planned and greenest cities, which serves as the capital of two states
The state where the two religions of nonviolence – Buddhism and Jainism – originated
Assam has the world’s biggest as well as smallest river islands – Majuli and Umananda – on the Brahmaputra river.
One of the most linguistically diverse regions in the whole of Asia, having 30 to 50 distinct languages and dialects.
A palindrome of 40 shlokas in Telugu which when read from beginning to end is the Ramayana and end to start Mahabharata, the two major epics of ancient India.
One of the most remote spots on the planet, with only 9 out of 572 islands being accessible for tourism.
Watch this space for more, as I talk about each state individually and how are they distinguishable in terms of their own language, culture, cuisine and attire, and what they have given to the world.
A filmmaker needs to devote a lot of time, affection, energy and patience to come up with something like this, and the result is very, very evident.