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Jun

BLink: Even if ‘Udta Punjab’ is fiction…

   Posted by: aman   in Punjab

Friends, drugs are a huge aspect of mental health of the society. When we have a movie on drug addiction, I also see the film as a social act: what does it do to solve the society’s issues? Here is my comment piece on Udta Punjab in  The Hindu Business Line.

The movie raises a great question: What is Punjab? Is Punjab a land? Is Punjab a bond? Is Punjab a vision for which Sartaj is willing to let go of his brother, even implicate himself?

The film also compromises a fundamental weapon in the real war on drugs the people are fighting on the ground in Punjab.

Please read…

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