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Sairat shines at BFI Southbank

By: Sarwar Alam

By Abhijit Nair Sairat is a 2016 Marathi movie directed by National Award winning director Nagraj Manjule. Presented at the BFI Southbank as part of the India on film season, it weaves the sensibilities of a classically Indian love story with a social commentary on the existing dangers of inter-caste marriages that exist in rural India. Sairat is two narratives rolled into one. The first is an elaborate love story full of playful moments and songs illustrating the carefree abandon of teenage love. It endears you to the protagonists Aarchi (Rajguru), the daughter of a powerful local politician and Parshya…

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