Posts tagged class bias
By Taran Adarsh, August 28, 2009 – 09:33 IST
Certain issues continue to make waves and hit headlines. Issues like the influx of people from the Northern states to Mumbai, or the one where, allegedly, residential societies don’t seem too keen to allot flats to members of a particular community…
N. Chandra encompasses all this and more in YEH MERA INDIA. The style of narrating the stories is akin to CRASH, while the storytelling is similar to Chandra’s accomplished works ANKUSH and PRATIGHAAT – two films that made him an iconic figure then.BY BOLLYWOOD HUNGAMA.COM
YEH MERA INDIA is sharp as a blade and yes, it does re-open old wounds. The film works in most parts because you identify with most stories, but how one wishes Chandra would’ve kept the length of the movie in check.//
Final word? YEH MERA INDIA has its heart in the right place. Here’s a film that pricks your conscience and makes you think. Recommended!
YEH MERA INDIA is an attempt to explore the real stories behind the headlines. These stories deal with racial bias, communal bias, caste bias, class bias, gender bias, lingual bias and immigrant bias that plague the society. It is a story of one day in the life of 12 people from different strata of Mumbai city, which is a melting pot of cultures.
N. Chandra goes back to his roots – topical, hard-hitting themes – and picks up stories that the common man would relate to. These stories are connected to one another and some of them are disturbing, which More >