Rogal Art is an ancient craft that takes its name from ‘Rogal’ – a blend of castor oil and natural colours. Meet Abdul Gafur Khatri from Gujarat who strives to keep this dying art form alive in the next episode of ‘OMG! Yeh Mera India’ next Monday, February 14 at 8pm, on HistoryTV18 only. The eighth season of the trendsetting original factual entertainment series continues to deliver on its promise to send viewers “OMG!” to be called out. every Monday at 8pm with compelling, inspiring stories about special Indians and their incredible talents.
Originally from Persia, Rogal Art made its way to Gujarat centuries ago and today Abdul Gafur Khatri and his family keep this art alive in Kutch, Gujarat. What is unique about this art is that there are no porting, sketching, border marking, design, block/mold or any other elements used to create a rough image to create the art. For their efforts, Abdul Khatri and his family have received many awards including the Padma Shri, International Craft Awards, 4 National Awards and more. Meet this passionate family and their beautiful art next Monday at 8pm on ‘OMG! Yeh Mera India’!
See the Rogal Artists from Kutch along with other incredible individuals from across the length and breadth of the country, including the Chennai team developing extraordinary mobility aids for wheelchair users.
Tune in to ‘OMG! Yeh Mera India every Monday at 8pm, only on HistoryTV18.
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