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Katha may refer to:


* Katha Pollitt (born 1949), American feminist writer


* Katha, also spelt Kathar, a town in northern Burma


* "Katha (film)", a 1983 Hindi film by Sai Paranjpye


* A Vedic shakha, a school or text
* Katha (unit), an obsolete unit of measurement in India
* Katha (organization), a non-profit organization in India
* Katha Upanishad, a Hindu scripture
* Catechu, an extract of Acacia
* Katha (storytelling format) -- the art of story telling in India
* Katha, a television program on UNTV 37 in the Philippines

ee also

*Amar Chitra Katha, a comic book series retelling stories from Hindu mythology, Indian history, folklore, and culture
*, a 2001 Bollywood movie

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