The sword fighting granny in action
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The sword-fighting granny showing the young how it's done

A 73-year-old grandmother in Kerala in Southern India has become a social media star after appearing in a video in which she demonstrated her martial arts prowess.

Now Meenakshi Amma is passing on her skills to a younger generation, including increasing numbers of girls who are learning how to defend themselves.

Filming: Crystal Visual Media

Editing: Richard Kenny

Producer: Megha Mohan

Translation: Samiha Nettikkara

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  • 11 Aug 2016
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