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Peepli Live  1732

Release date: Fri 13 Aug 2010
Running time:204 (3h24’)
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On the eve of national elections in the Indian village of Peepli, two poor farmers, Natha and Budhia, face losing their land over an unpaid government loan. Desperate, they seek help from an apathetic local politician, who suggests they commit suicide to benefit from a government program that aids the families of indebted deceased farmers. When a journalist overhears Budhia urge Natha to "do what needs to be done" for the sake of their families, a media frenzy ignites around whether or not Natha will commit suicide.

Genre: Satire
Cast: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghubir Yadav, Malaika Shenoy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Directed by: Anusha Rizvi
Screenplay: Anusha Rizvi
Music: Nathias Duplessy, Indian Ocean
Produced by: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, B. Shrinivas Rao
Language: Hindi

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