Surabhi – a cultural magazine that has been voted as one
of the top ten television programmes of India. For over ten
years Surabhi has travelled all over the country, covering
fascinating facets of Indian culture, in the widest sense of
The life and living of the various peoples of India is
brought to you with all its rich plurality. But Surabhi
brings to you not just a record or report but insight and
understanding of India in evolution, mirroring the changes
of an ancient culture metamorphosing into a modern
And in the process of presenting the various dimensions
of India’s vast heritage, interactivity has been an
important goal. Our Sawal Jawab (the Weekly Competition
Section in the programme) was the first of its kind to
elicit audience response.
Cyberspace has provided us with the perfect medium to
help us share more. We welcome you to IndiaSurabhi, a web we
plan to weave with you. Here’s a gallery of the vast wealth
of knowledge that we have garnered over the
years...presented with all its rich colours and images1. The
Explore India section is only a trailer.
Surabhi’s Audio-Visual Treasure offers you much more. It
is your access to our database of information and images1.
There is a customised search engine that helps you swim
through this sea of cultural knowledge. Here, you can get a
glimpse of the largest private collection of video material
on India – gathered while making Surabhi and painstakingly
catalogued and maintained. This is not only a treasure for
filmmakers but also all of you who wish to know and see more
about India and its peoples.
And did you know “Surabhi” means fragrance? So come and
be a part of this fragrance that now pervades cyberspace.