Amrita Das is a young Mithila artist who is eager to make a shift from the radical form of art to a new genre beyond the traditional form. Born into a highly patriarchal community, Das graduated from JMDPL Women’s College, Madhubani. She portrays the contemporary issues of women and portrays their empowerment and the reality of the women’s lives in her paintings. By managing the balance between rootedness and exploration, she raises questions on the traditional boundaries of women’s lives. Hope is a girl selling fruit, is her debut book with Tara Books, Chennai.