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Peepli (live) UTV Motion Pictures presents Aamir Khan Productions ; written and directed by Anusha Rizvi ; produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao.videorecording

By: Rizvi, Anusha.
Contributor(s): Rizvi, Anusha, 1978- [direction,, writing.] | Khan, Aamir, 1965- [production.] | Excel Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Mumbai : Excel Home Entertainment, c2010Edition: DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Hindi.Description: 2 videodisc (105 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in.Other title: [At head of title].Subject(s): Farmers -- Economic conditions -- Drama | Farmers -- Suicidal behavior -- India -- Drama | Suicide -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Agricultural creditDDC classification: 791.4372
Contents:
On the week of local 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', a media frenzy ignites around whether or not Natha will commit suicide.
Production Credits: Co-director, Mahmood Farooqui ; co-producer, Ronnie Screwvala.
Awards: Best First Feature Film award, Durban Film Festival, 2010Cast: Omkar Das, Raghubir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Farrukh Jaffer.
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Videodisc release of the 2010 motion picture.

Originally released theatrically in 2010.

Summary taken from container.

On the week of local 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', a media frenzy ignites around whether or not Natha will commit suicide.

Co-director, Mahmood Farooqui ; co-producer, Ronnie Screwvala.

Omkar Das, Raghubir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Farrukh Jaffer.

DVD, PAL, all region; dual layer; widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 or 2.0 audio.

In Hindi with English and Arabic subtitles.

Best First Feature Film award, Durban Film Festival, 2010

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