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25th October 2012

Peepli Live

Director: Anusha Rizvi

India, 2010

Run Time: 104 minutes, Certificate: 15,
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Language: Hindi, English


Peepli Live is a 2010 Indian comic satire that explores the topic of "farmer suicides" and the subsequent media and political response. It is written and directed by Anusha Rizvi in her directorial debut, and produced by Aamir Khan Productions. The film stars Naya Theatre company member Omkar Das Manikpuri as well as Naseeruddin Shah, Raghubir Yadav, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shalini Vatsa and Malaika Shenoy along with a number of newcomers. Peepli Live, distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, was released on 13 August 2010.
Peepli Live was India's official entry for the 83rd Academy Awards Best Foreign Film category, however it did not make the final shortlist.

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