What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday
A witch with a beak eats a girl’s brain, a gibbon-like monster shrinks when a person looks at its feet, a boulder demon seduces women — India’s folklores are limitless and have a long history. Folk tales vary across Lakshadweep, Kashmir and Mizoram and travel between religions. Some of them are told to scare naughty children, a few are veiled attempts to talk about desire and others explain how the hills came into existence. In this episode, Sandip Roy talks to Rakesh Khanna, the founder of Blaft Publications, about his new book which is an encyclopedia of ‘Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India’.
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