The documentary “Jakari: Life Songs of Haryanvi Women” is about Jakari a significant genre of folk songs in Haryana. Jakari folk songs are sung by Haryanvi women in a routine manner. These songs are quite different from other genres like ritual songs, seasonal songs, etc. As these are songs about mundane life, they are the most authentic expression of a Haryanvi woman’s tryst with life as a young woman. Jakari folk songs mostly cover the most significant phase in the life of a young woman—from puberty to motherhood.
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