We investigate rumours that European women come to Ladakh to have children with Aryan men.
The residents of the quaint village of Dah near Ladakh claim to be the direct descendants of Alexander the Great himself, making them 'pure-blood' Aryans. With their light eyes and hair, their claims may even be true. We heard rumours that foreign women travel to villages like this one to have children of the supposedly pure Aryan men that live here. Fact or fiction? We set out to explore.
Outside the metros and beyond the urban jungle live the sons and daughters of India’s heartland. This series tells their stories. 101 Heartland celebrates both unique communities and individual tales of hope, struggle, and reform. From the village of Bouncers just outside Delhi to the fascinating story of Ram Kumar Tyagi, once a wanted man but now a coach for aspiring female wrestlers, 101 Heartland tells stories for the heart, from the heartland.