Puran Bhatt

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Puran Bhaat is a renowned puppeteer from India. Originally from Rajasthan, there group of puppeteer families settled in Delhi almost fifty years ago. They currently reside in the Kathputli Colony at Delhi. [1]

He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Daftuar, Swati. "With strings attached". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  2. ^ "SNA: List of Akademi Awardees". Sangeet Natak Akademi Official website. 

External links[edit]

  • Entry on PuppetIndia referencing Puran Bhatt [1]