█ iNTERVIEW : ANANTH MAHADEVAN, DIRECTORAnanth Mahadevan’s true-life Marathi film, headed to Busan film fest, exposes dark underbelly of Maharashtra’s richest industry A village without wombs, that’s where your next directorial, Bittersweet is rooted. Is this for real? My first reaction, too, was, “How is it possible?” when I came across a writeup on the internet. I thought it was a biological malfunction, then, learnt that Maharashtra’s richest industry, in its endeavour to pip Brazil to become the No 1 sugar exporter in the world, is forcing women to undergo hysterectomies with the connivance of contractors and unscrupulous surgeons, so they can work through the sugarcane cutting season without a break. Untitled Carousel Theatres reopen: Ranveer Singh’s ’83 confirmed for a Christmas release; Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi to arrive in 2021On Friday, it was announced that the Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday-starrer, Khaali Peeli, which released in pay-per-view format on a digital platform will be among the first films to arrive in theatres, which reopen after seven months on October 16. But why perpetuate this kind of medieval torture in the era of machines? A cutting machine would cost around Rs 2.50 crore plus 30 per cent excise duty, and that’s… Read full this story
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