Have a story to tell? Let us do the honours!

At Pickle Jar, Storytelling Is In Our DNA

We love crafting stories that matter

To create impactful events anchored in culture, literature, and cinema
To help organisations and communities say their piece and be seen and heard

If you have a story to tell, let us put it out into the universe with a big bang!

Our Offerings

Curated Events

On-Ground Reporting


Virtual Conferences

Blogs & Vlogs

Community Building Programs

Who Are We … And What The Heck Is A Pickle Jar?

Meet Vasanthi Hariprakash, Pickle-In-Chief

Vasanthi is a seasoned journalist, radio host, and storyteller who can never say no to a good conversation. Legend goes that she can even talk to (and extract responses from) a rock. 

Pickle Jar, founded by Vasanthi in 2016, is an extension of her life philosophy – a little bit of everything that makes us think and feel deeply… a little bit of everyone that makes us a vigorous, thriving community. Like an Indian pickle jar, it is a mélange of ingredients, fusing into that perfect blockbuster of flavour!

Our Patrons & Partners Speak For Us

As the name suggests so piquantly, Pickle Jar curates a variety of media ideas – sharply produced journalistic pieces, curated events such as successful film festivals, virtual conferences, blogs/vlogs/podcasts, and community building events. This is one venture to look out for given Vasanthi’s relentless drive and ability to accomplish her objectives. I wish team Pickle Jar the very best!

Mayank ChhayaJournalist, author, commentator

I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful capturing of the essence of my sister [Smita Patil] in your powerfully convincing language … and for translating that love into an opportunity for everyone, including me, to palpate that love in a public domain.

Dr. Anita Patil DeshmukhFounder of Pukar, sister of actor Smita Patil

I have, of course, been to many film festivals, but with the kind of warmth at the Pickle Jar Film Festival, it feels like a ghar ka function.

Mahesh BhattAward-winning filmmaker & screenwriter

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