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Stories - What would we be without them ? ? ?

At StoryHour, we connect cultures through timeless stories from across the world – in small bytes. At just one hour long, our audiobooks are perfect for the daily commute or a short flight, for the young and the old. We tap into the potential of teenagers and the elderly through our work. They are our authors and narrators, and it sure has been a brilliant experience!

Our flagship Ramayana puppet show preview is just 25 minutes long and is available in many Indian and European language. We are always excited to make the show available in many other languages.

Do watch this space for the one hour version of the show!

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The Team

Neelima Penumarthy


Robin Christian

Music Composer

Shreyas Pulle

Writer | Narrator

Ayur Pulle

Writer | Narrator

Aarush Kumbhakern

Writer | Narrator

Padmaja Shrivastav

Hindi Ramayana Translator

Sonali Maitra

Hindi Ramayana Director

Aarush Kumbhakern

Telugu Ramayana Translator

Dr Sharda Manocha

Hindi Indian Independence Translator

Our Narrators

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Neelima Penumarthy being interviewd by Prerna Varma from Radio Mirchi

Puppet Show journey just started
On Diwali day, in 2019, we were invited to The BBC studios and were featured on their Sunday Morning Live show
The Hindu talks about us – 15th August 2021
Jan Zalud is an amazing carver. He carved Hanuman, Rama, Lakhsmana for the show. It has been a pleasure to converse with him during the lockdown via zoom!
Fascinating insights from the puppet designer, puppet makers, puppeteers, musician and the narrators!
An informal chat with Pragya Mehta, chair of Henrietta Barnet Girls School about my work so far.


Happy 75th Indian Independence Day

India is a vast country with dozens of languages and dialects, and many cultures too! But Independence Day, 15th of August, is celebrated with the

Happy Ugadi

Wishing all my friends and family for whom today marks the start of the New Year, a “Happy Ugadi”. Ugadi is celebrated in many states

In the spirit of Christmas

In keeping with the Christmas spirit, I am happy that I was able to donate blood for the 13th time. I must have tried at

Super Science @ CERN

In December, my family and I visited CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research. I found the whole experience fascinating, but what really struck me was

Seasons of life

We are on the cusp of winter. In hues of yellow, orange and red, leaves glisten in the morning sun. The trees look resplendent in

Diwali…going down the memory lane…

My earliest memories of my childhood are of waking up to “Bhakti Ranjani”, an All India Radio (AIR) programme of Carnatic (South Indian) devotional songs.