Ektara India


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Ektara India is a group of media and arts professionals based in Delhi, India, involved in many activities
of culture, arts, research and peacemaking. We have been producing well known documentary films,
music albums, multimedia and books, besides managing cultural events, academic symposia, and exhibitions.

Sufi workshop
Ektara magazine on history and arts

Khayal Darpan
Musical documentary (watch full film) >>

Khusrau Darya Prem ka -
a docu-drama on Amir Khusrau

Celebrate Basant with the Sufis

Muslim Devotiona Art in India
An illustrated volume on religious
poster art and visual culture

Ektara India is interested in:

  • Promoting music, culture, cinema, theatre and the arts via audio, video, Internet, print and other media, besides live events, workshops, seminars and exhibitions.
  • Collaborating with artistes and performers globally, and in the Indian subcontinent.
  • Encouraging and strengthen the cause of religious and social harmony, peace and tolerance by using cultural pluralism as a basic principle.
  • Preserving and documenting traditional arts by providing their practitioners with a platform to perform or exhibit.
  • Conducting and facilitating research in the arts and media, and network with academic institutions globally.

[ektara] Video magazine on history and arts

Appropriating Amir Khusrau to create versions of cultural identity in India and Pakistan (A lecture)

Cinema Qawwali - an archive-in-progress

Exhibition: Amir Khusrau - Between the Kings and the Masses, India Social Forum, New Delhi, 2006.

Ektara, literally meaning one string, is a traditional musical instrument played by folk musicians and mystics in much of South Asia from Bengal to Afghanistan (in central Asia its called yek-tar). Ek tara can also mean ‘one star'. 
Kindly note: Ektara.org is different from other groups by similar names such as Ektaraindia.in, Ek tara, Ektara Collective and Ektara foundation etc. We launched our cultural activities and products in 2003.