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K Radharaman of the House of Angadi is reinventing the weave

How K Radharaman, founder of Bengaluru's House of Angadi, is helping to shape the course of India's textile history

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Weavers | handloom and weaving market | Indian textiles

Nikita Puri 

Saggere Radhakrishna
Saggere Radhakrishna

In 2009, a master weaver called Dorai stared blankly at the man in front of him. Dorai told the man something the latter had already suspected he’d hear. “Mudiyadu, anna (It can’t be done, brother).” The master weaver only agreed to attempt what he had deemed impossible when the visitor, K Radharaman, assured him he’d sit beside him while he worked.

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First Published: Fri, August 23 2019. 22:00 IST
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