Puran Bhatt - Renowned Puppeteer of Rajasthan

Puran Bhatt is a renowned puppeteer who belongs to Nagaur region of Rajasthan.
Puran Bhattss commenced an enterprising program of workshops in Rajasthan facilitated by Zazie Hayom Theatre for French Artists and have continued over a series of seasons. As he is also associated with Dadi Pudumjee work, he has traveled outside India many times.

Organized Workshops in Europe

He has given workshops and performances in Europe, and gained insights into all manner of theatrical forms.

He has absorbed these influences and uses them at will to create new forms of expression for the traditional puppets and characters, expanded the repertoire into new puppet plays and operas, something that had never occurred previously in the Rajasthan traditional style.

Awards

He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003.