National Geographic India to showcase docu-series ‘Postcards from Jharkhand’ with Rasika Dugal

National Geographic India to showcase docu-series ‘Postcards from Jharkhand’ with Rasika Dugal

Rasika will walk the viewers down a nostalgia lane to explore the mystic modern hues of Jharkhand.

Rasika Dugal

Mumbai: National Geographic India with actor Rasika Dugal launched a new documentary film titled “Postcards from Jharkhand” for the viewers to step into the state’s rich scenic views, mosaic art & culture, and discover some of the unique experiences exclusive to the wondrous place. National Geographic India will premiere the film starting 23 July 2022.

Rasika will walk the viewers down a nostalgia lane to discover and reconnect with the land from where she belongs. 

The series will shed light on Jharkhand’s cultural landscape, starting from prehistoric rock art caves to the magnificent heritage temples and ancient monuments. With breath-taking cinematography showcasing captivating, lush forests, spectacular wildlife, pristine hill stations, and heart-thumping adventures, Rasika, through an immersive National Geographic style of storytelling, will share her spiritual and wondrous journey while exploring the varied destinations spread across the state. 

Rasika will also introduce the viewers to the diverse tribal traditions in Jharkhand along with tribal dance forms, Sohrai painting, local cuisines, and the architectural marvels of the state. From highlighting destinations like McCluskieganj, Nakta Pahad, Netarhat, the exotic range of Dalma Hills, Lodh Falls, Hundru Falls, and Betla National Park to unique temples like Deori Mandir, Sun Temple, and Baidyanath Dham, amongst others. Viewers will get a glimpse of the simplicity and serenity the state has to offer,  through this series.

National Geographic spokesperson commented, “At National Geographic, we strive to entertain and enlighten our viewers with powerful narrative and innovative visual-storytelling that push the boundaries of exploration. With this series, we have captured the unparalleled beauty of Jharkhand to give our viewers an opportunity to explore, understand and appreciate the wonders of the state. We are happy to have Rasika Dugal, who as a local, will make the experience even more authentic and enriching for our viewers.”

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said, “Jharkhand is a hidden treasure house of nature, culture, and sustainable living. From traces of ancient human civilization to its picturesque natural beauty, charismatic heritage and deep-rooted indigenous traditions and communities it’s a place you will feel at home. I am happy that in collaboration with the government of Jharkhand, National Geographic India has captured the story of Jharkhand through their unique lens in the most innovative way. Having someone like Rasika onboard, who hails from Jamshedpur, we are quite pleased to present an unseen Jharkhand like never before and welcome all the nature lovers and other travellers to visit and explore Jharkhand.”

"Jamesdhpur and Jharkhand hold a very special place in my heart. And now, this exciting collaboration with National Geographic and Jharkhand Tourism, has given me a chance to embark on an adventure to explore and reconnect with my home state. The breathtaking views, incredible tribal community, art, culture, and, most importantly, the charm of this place has taken me back to my childhood days, making this journey even more memorable for me,” added actor Rasika Dugal.