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Small-town India: G Kutta Se, Angamaly Diaries and A Death in the Gunj

Massey's disposition of someone being consumed by his unending torment is perfect

J Jagannath  |  New Delhi 

J Jagannath The media keeps peddling numbers that two-thirds of the people lining the pockets of corporations and e-commerce giants come from sleepy towns but Bollywood keeps treating them shoddily on screen. I happened to watch three movies in the recent past that were quite disparate thematically but they had one common thread that was given proper respect: ethos of small town India.   G Kutta Se: Rahul Dahiya’s grittily made Haryanvi movie is about three girls who get caught in the antediluvian vortex of supposed family honour. Shot entirely with new cast and a sensibility that would make ...

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First Published: Sat, June 24 2017. 02:41 IST
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