- 1h 47min
- Directed by: Anusha Rizvi
- Cast: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghubir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Malaika Shenoy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Naseeruddin Shah
- Language: Hindi
- Website: www.peeplilivethefilm.com
Satire from India in which the farmers in a small village have become so desperate that they're considering suicide, just for the payout it will offer their families.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Poverty hits prime-time, in a warm, witty and provocative satire from India.
In the village of Peepli, farmers have grown so desperate that they're seriously considering taking up a government deal that offers compensation to their families if they commit suicide. When word of this reaches a celebrity news anchor, the plight of Peepli becomes a TV sensation – and one naïve farmer finds himself on very public suicide watch…
Produced by the Bollywood superstar Amir Khan, this is dark, fun and all too believable.
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