Malati Shah studied Art in the USA and has several solo and group shows. She grew up in a joint family in Delhi and spent a lot of time looking for quiet places to hide and read. She lives in the USA and in India with her husband and a black labrador named Kaza.
Gulab the gardener gathers a big bunch of magnolias for his wife. But on the way home he gives one to the girl with ribbons, one to Tsering and her baby, one to the engine driver… The hill town of Shimla comes alive in the pahari miniature style.