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Shekhar Kapur makes film on water crisis

Shekhar Kapur

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian film director Shekhar Kapur has collaborated with international charity WaterAid to create a short animation to highlight how the global water crisis affects women and children. Titled Brides of the Well, the film tells the story of two teenagers – Paras and Saraswati – living in India’s Punjab. They are forced into child marriage and a life of servitude and they walk long distances to collect water for their aging husbands. The story, which is adapted from a story by Kapur himself, is narrated by Bend it like Beckham star Parminder Nagra. Kapur said the aim of the film…

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